COVID-19 Vaccines Part 2: Vaccine Policies, Outbreaks and Mitigating Legal Exposure

FEBRUARY 2021 - Part 2 of our two-part webinar series is presented by Tyler T. Rasmussen, a Partner at Fisher Phillips, LLP. This webinar covers the legality and potential issues associated with a mandatory vaccine program, as well as employer liability concerning outbreaks, fatalities and employee complaints regarding safety concerns.

*Can California employers mandate vaccines in light of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s guidance, and despite California’s silence on the topic?

*What are the necessary steps and documentation for ensuring that your company does not run afoul of the ADA and FEHA with a mandatory vaccine policy, including issues associated with disability and religious accommodations?

*Examples of litigation, Cal-OSHA violations and public health trends surrounding the pandemic.

*What can you do to mitigate potential legal exposure from Cal-OSHA and the health department?

View Part 1 of this series

About the Speakers:

Tyler T. Rasmussen is a partner in the Irvine office of Fisher & Phillips LLP. He represents employers in various aspects of labor and employment law, including employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims, wage and hour violations, trade secret protection, and various administrative proceedings. Tyler also regularly counsels employers with difficult employment issues with their workforce including discrimination and harassment complaints and investigations, disciplinary actions, leaves of absences, and wage-hour laws. Contact:

Randy Eliopulos, ARM, is Director of SCM’s Risk Control Services Group. He assists clients with the identification, control and management of potential risk sources that could adversely impact workers’ comp, property, general liability or EPLI. He also assists in interacting with state and federal OSHA programs. Randy is certified by the National Fire Protection Association in Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity, and is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers with practice specialties in engineering, management (hospitality and manufacturing), and risk management/insurance. Contact:

Larry Webb is Executive Vice President, Commercial Risk Management at SCM. Larry applies more than 30 years of experience in the insurance industry to creatively resolve the risk management issues faced by middle market companies. He has deep experience advising healthcare providers, food processors and distributors, manufacturers, property owners/managers and large non-profit organizations. Contact:

This webinar is sponsored by SullivanCurtisMonroe Insurance Services, and presented as a complimentary service to our clients and friends. It is for educational purposes only.

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