LGN Partner Susan Ellingstad was recently featured in a Wall Street Journal article discussing the role that employers have in ensuring a high percentage of the population gets vaccinated in an effort to curb the pandemic.

Lockridge Grindal Nauen in March mandated that our 100-person staff get vaccinated, barring an exemption for medical or religious reasons. Employees weren’t asked to provide proof but to notify our firm’s human resources director when they were fully vaccinated to help determine when we could reopen our offices or schedule more in-person gatherings. Ms. Ellingstad said there was no resistance, and all employees have complied.

“We’re never going to get past this until we have enough people vaccinated,” Ms. Ellingstad said. “Employers have a role to play in this.”

Read the full article here: https://www.wsj.com/articles/companies-push-employees-to-prove-they-are-vaccinated-11623672001