More than half of employers do not plan to make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory, according to a survey of more than 700 employers released Wednesday by the law firm Fisher Phillips LLP.
The Atlanta-based employment agency conducted a survey on COVID-19 vaccine considerations, with 64% of employers not considering vaccinating, while 27% are unsure and 9% are considering mandating them.
The survey also showed that 78% of employers will encourage their workers to be vaccinated and many are looking at offering employees incentives to get vaccinated.
Employers in agriculture and food production most likely considered requiring the vaccine (18%), followed by construction (1
Among employers considering offering incentives for employees to be vaccinated, cash and gifts were the most popular option with 38% – with a quarter of employers considering cash or gifts over $ 100 – followed by paid 30% leave.
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