Brent Soderstrum Authors Westlaw Today Article “EEOC answers prayer for guidance on religious exception”

KCNF counsel Brent Soderstrum authored a Westlaw Today article about the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) guidance for employers when handling requests for religious exemptions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine.

Vaccine mandates have been a topic of interest across industries, particularly regarding the legal exemptions for medical conditions or the violation of religious beliefs. On October 25, 2021, the EEOC issued guidance that provided additional clarification on the religious exemption and how requests should be handled.

Soderstrum’s article provides employers with a detailed overview of how to handle religious exemption requests and clarifies the EEOC’s guidance to help avoid unnecessary conflict while protecting employees.

Read the full article “EEOC answers prayer for guidance on religious exception” here. Download the PDF here.