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Can An Employee Refuse to Wear a Mask?

June 4, 2020

By: Michelle D. Wyrick

In its Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) confirmed that, during a pandemic, an employer may require employees to wear personal protective equipment that is designed to reduce the transmission of infection, including face masks or gloves. As businesses reopen, many employers are requiring employees to wear masks. And some state and local governments are requiring or recommending that masks be worn in public. So what can an employer do if an employee refuses to wear a mask? Click here to read more.