A city Order requires individuals to wear a face mask (with certain exceptions) in any indoor setting and at certain large outdoor events, unless all present are required to be vaccinated and there is a reasonable process to confirm vaccination status.
This podcast episode covers the big change for employers with respect to information security under the CPRA – the new, affirmative obligation on employers to implement reasonable security policies and practices.
Illinois House Bill 0121 adds a provision to the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) making it a civil rights violation for discriminating against employees and job applicants based on their “work authorization status[.]”
California’s first-in-the-nation set of orders requiring proof of vaccination or regulator COVID-19 testing for certain employees has since been followed by several states and localities, including Washington.
Many employers may want to avoid drawing a red line between vaccinated and non-vaccinated employees by adopting a “soft” approach, requiring that employees either provide proof of vaccination or periodic proof of a negative COVID test.