ABC has launched a COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit as part of the Coronavirus Update webpage to help inform and educate members about the latest available resources and information on the COVID-19 vaccine.
The webpage is set up so that members can easily navigate through the resources, which include five categories of information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and ABC general counsel Littler Mendelson P.C.
- COVID-19 Vaccines—Important Things to Know
- COVID-19 Vaccination for Essential Workers
- EEOC Guidance on EEO Law and COVID-19 Vaccination
- Common Questions Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine
- COVID-19 Statewide Vaccination Plans
In addition to the new toolkit, ABC National will be hosting a webinar on Thursday, April 15, at 3 p.m. ET, “COVID-19 Vaccine—Legal and Practical Considerations for Employers,” to help employers navigate the constantly evolving legal landscape and unique employee relations issues tied to vaccination programs in the employment setting. Register now.
The Construction Industry Safety Coalition, of which ABC is a member, and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health will also present a webinar, COVID-19 Vaccines and Construction: Key Things to Know on Wednesday, April 21, at 2 p.m. ET. Scott Earnest, PhD, PE, CSP, director of the NIOSH Office of Construction Safety and Health and Dr. Margaret Kitt, MPH, MD, deputy director of NIOSH, will share information on what we know about the current COVID-19 vaccines, when and how construction workers can get vaccinated and frequently asked questions.
Disclaimer: Issues related to COVID-19 vaccination in the workplace are governed by various laws and regulations. The resources available on the COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit webpage do not convey or constitute legal advice, nor is it intended to be acted upon as such. Employers should consult with counsel for guidance on legal questions related to COVID-19 vaccinations in the workplace.