41 percent of employers say they require covid-19 vaccinations or require regular testing for the virus, compared with 21 percent in August 2021, according to a survey of 1,275 in-house lawyers, C-suite executives and staff. by the Attorney General’s Office Littler Mendelson PC
The largest proportion (56%) said that they will not implement such a policy unless required by law, according to the survey conducted March 8-25.
When it comes to retaining staff, respondents whose organizations have vaccine mandates in place are less concerned about the loss of staff (51% compared to 85% of those without a mandate) and the difficulty of recruiting new staff (32% versus 65%). .
Similarly, the perceived benefits of requiring vaccinations are more pronounced among those whose organizations have such policies in place: 68% of those with a mandate believe that such policies can make employees feel safer and facilitate more personal work (compared with 41% without a mandate), and 57% believe that they can help improve business continuity (compared to 46% without a mandate), according to the results.