Erlanger, KY asked in Business Law and Employment Law for Kentucky

Q: Is it legal to be fired over denying the vaccine even with a religious exemption?

A little back story is the CEO of the company I worked for sat me down and said I have a week and half to get vaccinated or bring in a religious/health exemption. I brought In a religious exemption but was informed they are denying it. There’s more details but that the main story. My question is can they do that and it be fully legal?

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A: The answer to your question depends on the basis for your religious exemption, as well as whether your request for modification of the mandatory vaccination policy would cause your employer undue burden. You should contact an employment law attorney in your area to discuss the details of your situation.

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