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What do you, as a business owner or HR professional, when you have an employee claiming that their sincerely held belief prevents them from receiving the Covid-19 vaccination? It’s not easy, but here is what you need to do.
Have a standardized form.
This is where you want documentation and consistency. The Safer Federal Workforce website (a website for federal contractors) gives a sample form for an employee to request a religious exemption. It has seven questions:
- Please describe the nature of your objection to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement.
- Would complying with the COVID-19 vaccination requirement substantially burden your religious exercise? If so, please explain how.
- How long have you held the religious belief underlying your objection?
To keep reading, click here: What to Do When Your Employees Claim a Religious Exemption to Vaccines