Sherwood, AR asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Arkansas

Q: The governor of Arkansas made it illegal for businesses to require vaccine for employment Tyson is now firing if you

Don’t get it by November1 Is this legal

1 Lawyer Answer
Chris W. Burks
Chris W. Burks
  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • North Little Rock, AR
  • Licensed in Arkansas

A: Thanks and what Tyson and many other companies are doing is likely legal in my view. Speaking broadly, Federal law allows companies to set general policies for the safe operation of the company. These general policies can include a vaccination or masking requirement. As long as these general policies for safe operation allow certain narrow exceptions, then the general policies are legal under federal law.

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