Are Workplace Vaccine Rules Legal? What The Law Says : Consider This from NPR Some city and state workers around the country have already begun to resist workplace vaccination rules on religious grounds. Soon those rules will be the norm in the private sector too, with the Biden administration's announcement this month that businesses with 100 or more employees must require those employees to be vaccinated or undergo weekly testing.

NPR correspondents Andrea Hsu and Shannon Bond explain what the law says about religious exemptions to vaccine rules in the workplace.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

Religious Exemptions To Vaccines: Who Wants Them And What's Legal

Religious Exemptions To Vaccines: Who Wants Them And What's Legal

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Demonstrators gather outside the Massachusetts State House in Boston to protest Covid-19 vaccination and mask mandates. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators gather outside the Massachusetts State House in Boston to protest Covid-19 vaccination and mask mandates.

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Some city and state workers around the country have already begun to resist workplace vaccination rules on religious grounds. Soon those rules will be the norm in the private sector too, with the Biden administration's announcement this month that businesses with 100 or more employees must require those employees to be vaccinated or undergo weekly testing.

NPR correspondents Andrea Hsu and Shannon Bond explain what the law says about religious exemptions to vaccine rules in the workplace.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brent Baughman and Sam Gringlas. It was edited by Courtney Dorning, Emily Kopp, Uri Berliner, Jason DeRose, and Fatma Tanis. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.