COVID-19: Vaccine and Return to Work Implications for Employers and Workers’ Compensation Claims


Partners Tracy A. Walsh and Shawn C. Gooden presented an interactive webinar on the most recent COVID-19 developments and their repercussions regarding possible employment law, and pending legislation in Pennsylvania for COVID-19 workers’ compensation claims.

Questions that were answered in this webinar include:
Should employers mandate or encourage employees to get the vaccine, and what are the risks?
What is the status of currently pending legislation in Pennsylvania that might impact workers’ compensation?
What happens if an employee refuses or cannot receive the vaccine?
Under what circumstances is COVID-19 a compensable work injury? What must the employee prove?

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