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Can Employers Require Their Employees to be Vaccinated?

If it can happen in the "Happiest Place on Earth", then why can't it happen at my office? That is a question many employers are asking themselves after a recent multi-state measles outbreak was linked to Disneyland in California.

Combined with the Ebola scare that saturated the 24-hour news cycle last fall and another nasty flu season in full swing, issues related to preventing the spread of infectious diseases in the workplace have started to gain increasing attention among HR departments across the nation. And in particular, with highly infectious diseases like measles and the flu, some employers are wondering whether employee-required vaccinations are the answer.

But whether you can require your employees to be vaccinated and whether you should are two different questions.  In this article for, I briefly explore both these questions.  Read the rest of the article here.

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