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Polaris MEP Center Direct Kathie Mahoney guided this 1/2 hour discussion in December of 2021 about how Rhode Island manufacturers can and should manage COVID vaccination requirements.

Mark Freel of Locke Lord, an attorney with experience in employment law offered guidance related to whether / why local employers might want to require vaccinations regardless of “work in progress” federal mandates — what can you do to protect workers and production lines?

Melody Weeks of Rhode Island’s Procurement and Technical Assistance Center (RI PTAC) spoke to what we know now, what a “covered contractor” is, and how to prepare to meet federal agency requirements and contract flow downs.

Sponsored by the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association (RIMA)