Christensen Group Insurance Event

Nov 10, 2021

Understanding OSHA Guidelines for Workplace Vaccine and Testing Mandate


Watch as we share the expertise and insights of Penny Phillips and Grant Collins for a discussion of the practical and legal issues surrounding the latest OSHA Guidance on Vaccination Policies for large employers, federal contractors and healthcare workers.

We'll cover topics like implementing a vaccination policy and tackling religious and disability-related accommodation requests. We'll spend time discussing recent updates on President Biden's COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for Employers.

Penny Phillips
Attorney, Felhaber Larson

Penelope (Penny) Phillips strongly believes in providing her clients with strategies and solutions (not just answers) based on quality human resources and legal practices.  She focuses exclusively on counseling and representing employers in all areas of employment law.  Penny has spoken to companies and organizations throughout Minnesota, the Midwest, and the United States.  She and her colleague Grant Collins, along with Howard Bolter, have become the editors of Employment Law and Practice, Minnesota Practice Series, Employment Law and Practice, Thompson Reuters, (4th ed. 2020).  Penny is an MSBA certified specialist in labor and employment law, and a fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Attorneys.

Grant Collins
Attorney, Felhaber Larson

Grant Collins is an MSBA-certified specialist in both traditional labor law and employment law.  Grant serves as the co-editor of the authoritative treatise Minnesota Practice: Employment Law & Practice (4th ed. 2020). Grant stays current on labor and employment law by serving as co-editor of the Minnesota Employment Law Report, an up-to-the-minute blog on the latest developments in labor and employment law in Minnesota and throughout the country.

Robert Schmitz
Christensen Group Insurance

Bob Schmitz joined Christensen Group in 2014. Previously, Bob was a partner at Schreifels and Associates, a Minnesota based employee benefits consulting firm. At Christensen Group, Bob is the Leader of the Employee Benefits department. Bob has a specific focus in the following areas: Regulatory Compliance (ACA, ERISA, COBRA, FMLA), Funding Analysis, Long-term Strategic Planning, and Claims Analytics. Bob graduated from St. Cloud University with a B.S. in Accounting.