Newsday | April 30, 2021
“It’s most likely lawful that businesses can require proof of vaccination as a condition of service,” says Lawrence Gostin, a Georgetown University law professor specializing in public health law.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has said employers may ask employees for proof of vaccination, but has not offered guidance for businesses asking customers, Gostin says. Even before COVID, you’d see signs at businesses like “no shirt, no shoes, no service,” he says.