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HR POLICY BRIEFING – 6/8/2021

EEOC Updates Guidance onWorkplace Vaccinations The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its guidance and FAQs on workplace COVID-19 vaccination policies on May 28, stating that employers may request proof of vaccination status and offer incentives to encourage employees to receive the vaccine. Requesting proof that employees received a vaccination on their own is not a disability-related inquiry

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HR POLICY BRIEFING – 5/25/2021

Together Forward @ Work Presents New SHRM Blue Ribbon Commission Report on Racial Equality On May 24, we presented SHRM’s Blue Ribbon Commission report on racial equity. This landmark report outlines tangible actions and strategies businesses and HR professionals can employ immediately to create more equitable workplaces for all. Members can also access actionable insights and

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HR POLICY BRIEFING – 5/11/2021

SHRM Joined White House, Treasury Officials to Discuss COVID-19 Vaccines, Incentives On May 6, as part of a SHRM members-only webcast, SHRM Chief Knowledge Officer Alex Alonso, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, joined Andy Slavitt, senior advisor to the White House COVID-19 Response Team, and Tom West, deputy assistant secretary for domestic business tax in the Treasury Department’s

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HR POLICY BRIEFING – 4/27/2021

Taylor to Testify at EEOC Hearing on the Impact of COVID-19 on U.S. Workers On April 28 at 10:30 a.m. ET, SHRM President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, will join the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and a panel of experts for a hearing on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on

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