As more and more workplaces have instituted COVID-19 vaccine mandates, a cottage industry has sprung up to help skeptics evade them. Today, we look into what constitutes a deeply held religious belief, how those beliefs can play out in the workplace, and what employers can do about shady religious exemption requests.
Host: Gustavo Arellano
Guests: L.A. Times investigative reporter Laura J. Nelson, and L.A. Times investigative reporter Connor Sheets
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Source: LA Times