COVID-19 is exploding in legal disputes. Some companies are staying in the background, letting others take the lead. And then there are those who want to advertise to their customers that all their employees have vaccines. Some companies want to improve their profits by reducing absences. Whatever the concern, employers are in the hot seat, balancing individual employee needs with customer wants. We’ll share some legal happenings that you may not have heard.

No mandatory vaccination

No Employee Mandatory Vaccines in one School District.

Health Freedom Defense Fund won freedom from a mandatory medical procedure for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) employees. The School District walked backed their COVID-19 “vaccine” mandate. LAUSD had threatened termination for any employee who did not take the shot. Health Freedom Defense did a great job. Now all employees have a choice…

Legality of vaccine mandate

DOJ’s Memo–Can Employers Mandate Vaccinations?

Did you hear from media that the DOJ issued an opinion that employers can legally mandate vaccinations under EUA status? Why would the DOJ issue an opinion? Our bet, the President asked for an opinion to support his agenda. After all the title of the document is “Memorandum Opinion for the Deputy Counsel to the…

Court Covid-19

A New Excuse to Get out of Jury Duty?

Who is next to tell you what to put in your body? How about the Courts? The Courts, established to settle disputes among parties and as the last guardian of every individual’s right to be free would surely know that “vaccine” mandates in a court of law are unjust. Well, I think the jury is…

Medical Practice Owner Exposed Workers to COVID-19

The owner of four Rhode Island urgent care and primary care medical facilities faces a $136,532 fine from OSHA, after a determination that the owner “willfully exposed employees to the coronavirus.” Six employees tested positive for the virus last year after the owner did not take necessary safety precautions when he exhibited symptoms. OSHA ruled…

Horse trading

Texas–Vaccine Passport, PCR and Medical Checks

Just when I thought horse trading was a dead profession in Texas, Representative Klick and Senator Kolkhorst prove me wrong. Well, to be fair, Kolkhorst is from a beautiful, rural part of our state, Brenham. The legislators did some good in getting SB968 across the finish line. It took at least five floor amendments to…

Healthcare heros deserve freedom

Healthcare Heroes Deserve Freedom

The Woodfill law firm in Houston has filed suit against Houston Methodist Hospital on behalf of more than 100 employees. The hospital is forcing employees to take the COVID-19 “vaccine.” In under a year, we’ve gone from celebrating our healthcare heroes to punishing them by removing their choice to get an experimental drug. These are…

religious exemption

One Possible Religious Exemption

If an employer adopts a mandatory vaccine policy, one exemption is a Title VII religion exemption. When an employee has a sincerely held religious belief that prevents the employee from taking a shot, the employer should consider an accommodation which might include mask wearing, social distancing, remote working, or increased isolation. An employer is not…