COVID-19 Vaccine in the Workplace: Employment Law, Benefits and Well-Being

Presenters: Carrie Cherveny, Cory Jorbin and Wendy King, HUB International

View live: March 12, 2021, 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT (available for on-demand viewing through June 2021)

Program length: 60 minutes

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As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes a reality, employers will need to determine their workplace policies. Organizations with essential workers or those who cannot maintain social distancing may consider mandatory vaccination programs. Some employers may opt to encourage their employees to voluntarily receive the vaccine while others will develop and integrate a vaccine policy into their COVID-19 health and safety programs.

Regardless of your preferred approach, as an employer, you need to understand what you can and can’t do when it comes to employment law and employee benefits regulations. Taking employee well-being best practices into consideration is also recommended before you finalize your approach.

In this program, experts from HUB International will answer important questions including:

  • Can employers require their employees to get vaccinated?
  • If vaccines are required, what are the options for administering them?
  • Will the cost be covered under health benefits?
  • How does the COVID vaccine fit into my corporate wellness strategy?
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About the Presenters: Carrie Cherveny is HUB International's senior vice president of strategic client solutions in HUB’s Risk Services Division. She has 20 years of combined experience in employee relations, human resources, employment law litigation and employee benefits legal guidance. Cherveny works closely with clients to identify compliance risks across the organization and develop responsive strategies and solutions that ensure compliance and further the overall organization goals. She partners with HUB clients in various industries to identify various organizational risks and develop responsive strategic solutions.

Cory Jorbin is HUB International's chief compliance officer for the West Region Employee Benefits team. He consults with employers of all sizes to design, implement and ensure the compliance of employee benefit plans with the Affordable Care Act, ERISA, Internal Revenue Code, HIPAA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA and other related matters. Jorbin uses his experience to assist clients with employee benefits issues that arise in connection with mergers, acquisitions and other corporate transactions.

Wendy King is HUB International's South Region director of health and performance. In this role, she sets the pace for growing and developing the practice throughout the South region. King is responsible for strategic client consultation, health management provider partnerships, industry leading program design and compliance, as well as internal and external communication. Her overarching goal is to guide clients to the strategies and solutions that will achieve high engagement rates, healthy employees and long term risk reduction in their populations.

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SHRM Certification has approved this webcast for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification. A program code will be provided at the end of the webcast. The program also meets recertification credit standards set by the HR Certification Institute and other HR certifying bodies, but candidates must manually enter their activity into their records.

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This webcast is sponsored by HUB International

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