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While nerds like me were flooding LinkedIn with status updates about Sixth Circuit this and OSHA ETS that, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission was hosting a secret “virtual dialogue” with the employer Illuminati about retaliation updating its COVID-19 Technical Assistance to include additional information on retaliation.

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form by Jason Tropp from the Noun Project

Before I tell you which COVID-19 religious accommodation form you need to trash right away, don’t forget that today is the big, free live Zoom on the new OSHA vaccine-or-test mandate. Join me and my partners Amy Epstein GluckDavid RennerSid SteinbergGordon Berger at Noon ET. Register here ( Continue reading


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Do you remember back in 2020, when the Supreme Court in Bostock v. Clayton County held that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 forbids employment discrimination based on LGBT status? But the court did leave one issue open, namely, the implications for religious liberties and other matters arising from its decision.

Last week, a Texas federal court filled that gap by concluding that certain religious organizations are permitted to refrain from employing those who engage in conduct that violates their sincerely held religious beliefs. Continue reading

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Earlier this week, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission provided additional information on religious objections to workplace vaccine requirements to its growing technical assistance manual. Thank you.

But, yesterday, one of the EEOC Commissioners emailed me the actual form that the EEOC uses to process religious accommodation requests.

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Ever since a federal judge in Texas upheld a workplace COVID-19 vaccine mandate back in June, the consensus among judges and lawyers was that employers could require workers to get a COVID-19 shot as a condition of employment.

But, recently, the State of New York was accused of taking its vaccine mandate for hospital and nursing home staff to the next level. Continue reading


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Yesterday, my friend Jon Hyman blogged about fetal stem cells and vaccine-mandate religious exemptions.

TL;DR. Any employee that refused the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines because they contain aborted fetal cells is full of 💩. They don’t. Consequently, any religious exemption request that an employee may make on that basis is objectively wrong. Continue reading


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Several news outlets reported yesterday that a major airline that has already mandated employee vaccinations will begin placing employees on temporary unpaid leave if approved for a religious vaccine exemption. Continue reading

Hey, they can’t all be hip hop HR posts. But, you’ll be thanking me for helping to sleuth out what appears to be a big medical and religious  COVID-19 vaccination accommodation scam now percolating on the West Coast and coming soon to a city near you. Continue reading

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