Legal Guidance on School Issues and Vaccine Incentive Programs 

September 8, 2021

By: Daniel J. Nugent and

As a bonus to Bond’s September 7 Back to Business webinar, Bond government relations attorney Caitlin A. Anderson recorded a short update on what’s happening in schools this week as students across the state venture back into the classroom, including the Department of Health’s guidance on mask requirements and social distancing. 

Next, employee benefits attorney, DJ Nugent, spoke about adjusting health insurance premiums for vaccinated employees. DJ talks about the permissibility of such differentials and the laws that wellness programs must follow. To learn about the legal requirements for implementation of such programs, see the video below.

The full presentation covered the following topics: 

  • Important HERO Act Development
  • Update from Albany
  • Employee Benefits Issues Implicated by Premium Differential COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive Programs
  • Unemployment Insurance Update

Click here to view the webinar in its entirety or to register for upcoming Tuesday presentations.