Vexed by the Vax: Understanding the Current State of Vaccine Science and Vaccine Laws

As the number of discussions on returning to the office in a post-pandemic world increases, so does the number of questions about vaccine expectations. On November 4th, OSHA released the much anticipated Emergency Temporary Standards implementing the Biden Administration’s employer vaccine mandate. Yet a number of states and localities have their own vaccine rules, some of which may run contrary to federal requirements, raising questions about preemption. Exemptions to vaccine requirements are being challenged and narrowed in some places but expanded and clarified in others. At the same time, the groups of people eligible for vaccines and boosters are continuing to grow, as new data regarding vaccine effectiveness is evaluated. Join us for a complimentary 60-minute webinar in which a team of Manatt employment law professionals will be joined by Dr. Paul Simon, Chief Science Officer with Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, to discuss the current state of public health guidance and statistics on vaccines, as well as provide an up-to-date analysis of the legal issues surrounding vaccines.

Key topics will include:

  • An analysis of the new OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards
  • The most recent cutting-edge public health data and information regarding vaccines
  • Legal issues related to vaccine mandates, including who is covered, what exemptions apply and where preemption may be an issue


Date and Time

Wednesday, November 17


This program has been approved for 1.0 NY CLE Skills (transitional and non-transitional) and for 1.0 CA MCLE General credit.

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