Vaccine Mandates and Hiring
This is now a hot debate with developments moving fast. California Employers Associate posted this on the 18th this month:
"COVID-19 issues impacting the workplace have been ever-changing over the past 18 months. Now, major companies, such as Walmart and Disney, have announced plans to mandate the vaccine for at least some of their workers. On a state and local level, vaccine mandates are popping up for certain businesses and customers. You may be wondering whether you can or should mandate the vaccine, the limitations on vaccine mandates, and what to expect going forward." click on the link below for the full article.
Vaccine Mandates in San Francisco & Los Angeles
Vaccine mandates by the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SDPH) goes into effect on August 20. The proof of vaccination requirement for employees goes into effect on October 13 for covered businesses.
When asking job applicants about their COVID-19 vaccination status know that there are legal limits to such questions. Hopefully all HR personnel in your company have been instructed on the legal aspects in play here.