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Getting a Covid vaccine can be required by your boss. Why that's a good thing — and a danger.

In this article for NBC News, Rock Ethics Institute affiliate Forrest Briscoe weighs the immediate benefits and the long-term privacy impacts of employer-mandated Covid vaccines.
by admin Feb 16, 2021

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Employer vaccination mandates set a worrying precedent for worker medical privacy.

By Forrest Briscoe, professor of management and organization at Penn State’s Smeal College of Business and Rock Ethics Institute affiliate

Millions of people who have been working remotely will soon be asked to return to workplaces where they will face new safety concerns due to Covid-19. To address those concerns, can their employers require them to get vaccinated? The answer is yes, and for some very good immediate public health reasons.

So far, few employers have announced firm plans for a Covid-19 vaccination mandate — yet many are considering it.

Yet, employer vaccination mandates also set a worrying precedent...(more)