Last flu season led to 100 million lost workdays among U.S. workers. But it’s still not legally wise to require employees get a flu shot.
Workers may have disability or religious reasons for refusing. And such a mandate could violate states’ human rights and privacy laws.
Better: Offer vaccines at work, allow paid time off to receive them or even give monetary rewards. Read more at www.theHRSpecialist.com/flushot.
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