OAMF is working toward legislation, Ohio House Bill 193, to protect Ohio employees from employers that terminate, discriminate against, or refuse to hire any person who declines the influenza vaccine for any reason, including medical or religious ones.
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Information About the Bill
Representative Christina Hagan introduced Ohio House Bill 193 in the 132nd General Assembly.
HB 193 is a proposed legislative bill to protect Ohio employees from employers. Specifically, the bill prevents employers from terminating, discriminating against, or refusing to hire any person who declines the flu shot for any reason. Reasons can be medical, religious, or philosophical.
Co-Sponsors at time of Introduction: Rep. Butler, Rep. Conditt, Rep. Stein, Rep. Dean, Rep. Hood, Rep. Riedel, Rep. Vitale, Rep. Goodman
Short Title: Prohibit penalizing employee for not getting flu vaccination
Long Title: To enact section 4113.73 of the Revised Code to prohibit an employer from taking an adverse employment action against a person who has not been or will not be vaccinated against influenza.