Employer question about vaccination status

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  1. Frogleg

    Frogleg Registered Best

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    Here's a question, especially for lawyers, legal buffs, or those that slept at a Holiday Inn Express last night: If an employer emails employees and ask vaccination status like this:

    A - I'm vaccinated
    B - I'm not vaccinated
    C - I'd PREFER not to reveal my status

    Can you be shit canned for choosing 'C'?
     
  2. Winston1

    Winston1 Founding Member

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    So I stayed in a Holiday Inn Express last night. I think you can answer none of your business because you’re protected by HIPA laws. However if he makes it a condition of employment then you’ve got a Hobson’s choice.
     
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  3. Jmg

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    dont answer and hope it is forgotten.
     
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  4. fanatic

    fanatic Habitual Line Stepper

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    Neither a lawyer, nor slept in a holiday inn express recently, but unless they're just devious (and I dont put anything past anyone), I don't think they'd list it as a response if they intended to shit can anyone. At the very least, ask an HR person, maybe in a an email, so their answer is documented in case its needed at a later time.
     
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