Daily Record: Employment lawyer lays out considerations for workplace vaccination policies

Harriet Cooperman, Saul Ewing
Harriet E. Cooperman, a partner at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP and a veteran employment attorney, laid out several steps employers should take when developing their vaccine policies during a Greater Baltimore Committee virtual event.

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“The Greater Baltimore Committee looks forward to working with city officials as they determine the best allocation of grant funding to address mutual goals and priorities for workforce training education,” said Fry. Continue reading

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