Vaccines big issue for Minnesota businesses: 'Every employer has a decision to make'
December 9, 2020
As COVID-19 vaccines wind their way toward approval, employers are envisioning a tantalizing prospect: workplaces immune from a deadly disease that has ravaged their bottom lines and upended economies around the world.
But how aggressive can those who write the paychecks be in persuading their workers to roll up their sleeves?
"Now is the period where we will see an explosion of employers thinking hard of how [the vaccine] affects their workplace and whether to require it," said Robert Boisvert, an attorney who specializes in labor and employment law at Fredrikson & Byron.