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22. Steps Employers Can Take Now To Prepare For Biden's Upcoming Vaccine & Testing Mandate

September 17, 2021 MyHRConcierge
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22. Steps Employers Can Take Now To Prepare For Biden's Upcoming Vaccine & Testing Mandate
Show Notes

In this podcast, Chris discusses with HR professional John Yerger about steps for employers to reduce risk prior to vaccination & testing Mandate. Employers must develop a logistical plan to comply with OSHA's new Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), for example  who will pay for the testing, how will scheduling work, what to do while waiting for results, how to track results, and how to communicate and enforce consequence for results.

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Timestamps:

2:17 As an employer, what am I supposed to do to get ready?

5:34. Logistic challenges for the employer with this mandate

6:40 Communication about procedures to employees and why this is important

9:45 Confidentiality of private health information

11:20  How education can protect employers and help employees

14:20 What are reasonable excuses? Discussing Reasonable Accommodations  for the vaccine or testing