Rogge Dunn Group’s Rogge Dunn was quoted in a KXAN article on July 28th concerning the City of Austin’s decision to not require proof of vaccinations for employees despite Mayor Adler’s request.
Texas’ Governor, Greg Abbott, has stated in the past that he will not reinstate a mask mandate, nor will vaccinations ever be made mandatory in the state of Texas. However, employers can require vaccinations.
“Under the law, an employer can force an employee to get vaccinated, and if they don’t take it, fire them,” said Dunn.
With COVID-19 cases rising in the state of Texas, Texas Medical Association COVID-19 Task Force Member Dr. Ogechika Alozie, thinks employers should have a larger role in the vaccine mandate conversation by making a clear decision on if they will be requiring employees to be vaccinated or not.Download Full Article Here