With some employees returning to the office and others taking up remote work permanently, general counsel are facing new questions on how to handle remote work issues and vaccination exemptions.

Julia Hanft, the general counsel for Transit Wireless, speaking at a panel Oct. 8 at Women, Influence & Power in Law—hosted by Law.com’s Corporate Counsel—said that while most companies have procedures in place to process requests for accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it may not be the same case for Title VII requests, through which employees cite “sincerely held” religious beliefs to be exempt from medical requirements like vaccinations.