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Employment Law After Hours VIDEO - COVID Religion Exemption Requests


Showing & Analyzing Employee Vaccine Religious Accommodations

  • What are religions exemptions and accommodations for COVID-19? 
  • What is considered a religious exemption?
  • Are religions exemptions different from religious accommodations regarding the COVID-19 vaccine?
    • How can employees request a religious exemption?
    • How can employees request a religious accommodation?
  • Can employers or companies meet with employees requesting a religious accommodation? What occurs in these meetings?
  • What other information do people, employees, and employers need to know about COVID-19 vaccination religious accommodation / exemption requests?

These questions are arising more and more because of the recent Supreme Court decisions.

On January 13, 2022, the United States Supreme Court upheld as legal the CMS Vaccine Mandate, which required certain healthcare entities to mandate the COVID vaccine for their employees (including doctors, registered nurses (RN), licensed practical nurses (LPN), nurse practitioners, and physician assistants), among most other staff. Because of this Supreme Court COVID vaccine ruling, the dates required for implementation have changed for most states in the country and there has been a massive increase with religious accommodation requests from getting the COVID vaccine. We discuss the religious accommodations that employees can request to avoid getting the COVID vaccine. Join us for this episode as we discuss COVID-19 vaccine religion accommodation / exemption requests. Answers to these questions and many more are presented in this episode of Employment Law After Hours. For more information, please contact Bryan Meek at

Originally posted on YouTube on January 26, 2022

Getting Paid to Vote

Can you get paid to vote? Election Day is upon us and employees across the country are asking whether they can get paid to vote. Essentially, can they take paid leave of a few hours to go to the polling location to cast their vote in a midterm election or presidential election. Well, it depends on the state where the employee works.

Monkey Pox in the Workplace + Changes to COVID...And, the New ELAH Mini-series on Hiring Has Launched

Over the last few weeks, we have witnessed unexpected growth in MonkeyPox cases across America. Clients are beginning to request information on how to develop policies for MonkeyPox and what to do when an employee is suspected or is diagnosed with MonkeyPox. Plus, the CDC amended the rules for COVID exposure and quarantine. And, Employment Law After Hours has a new mini-series on the hiring process. Watch all this great, need-to-know employment law content.

Employment Law After Hours VIDEO - Top 10 Red Flags When Interviewing

This week on Employment Law After Hours with our own, Brian Meek, Brian discusses the Top 10 Red Flags When Interviewing, how to spot those red flags, how to respond when hiring candidates, what questions to ask during an interview, and more!

Employment Law After Hours Video | How Do You Hire an Employee: A Comprehensive Guide

Do you know the actual, legal process to #hire an #employee? Hiring employees is one of the most important functions companies and employers engage in for their business to be successful.

HIPAA and Cybersecurity 10 Steps You Should Take Now To Protect Your Organization

Kate Hickner sits down with Andy Jones, Brandon Pauley, and Kyle Johnson to discuss recent developments in cybersecurity and today's threat environment. Kate shares with us the HIPAA privacy tips, Andy Jones discusses the security considerations from an expert, Brandon Pauley shares with us incident response from a legal perspective, and Kyle Johnson shares with us, post-incident litigation. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel to learn more!