From New Jersey:
Question: Can an employer mandate COVID-19 testing twice a week for some of its employees? And can they take a person’s saliva? Is this legal? Couldn’t they then mandate testing for other illnesses and take a person’s blood for testing? And what about a mandate that employees get the vaccine? I understand taking a person’s temperature because it does not involve taking a person’s bodily fluid.
Answer: The EEOC has provided comprehensive guidance on this score. We recommend you check out https://www.eeoc.gov/wysk/what-you-should-know-about-covid-19-and-ada-rehabilitation-act-and-other-eeo-laws.
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