Good Morning, HR
Good Morning, HR
Oct 21, 2021
Vaccines and the Workplace
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Given the hot mess that 2020 delivered, perhaps it is no surprise that 2021 has been the year of the Covid vaccine controversy. Some employees are afraid to work alongside unvaccinated coworkers while others are refusing to get vaccinated.

In this episode, Mike talks to employment law attorney Paul Simon about Covid vaccine mandates, addressing vaccine hesitancy, and potential employer liability for workplace-related Covid infections.

About our Guest:

Paul is a founding member of Simon | Paschal PLLC, an employment and business law boutique law firm in Frisco, Texas.  Paul graduated from Hope College and Michigan State University College of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude.

Paul is both an active transactional attorney and a litigator.  Paul regularly appears before state and federal courts on behalf of his clients.  In addition to his work as a litigator, Paul serves as an outside General Counsel for many of his clients, a role in which he regularly represents employers before the TWC, EEOC and various other government agencies.

Paul is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, and the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers.  Paul is a five-term member of the DAYL Executive Committee, where he ultimately served as President.  Paul has been selected annually as a Texas Super Lawyer since 2014.  Paul has been recognized by D Magazine as a Best Lawyer in Dallas.

https://simonpaschal.com/

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