As the US ramps up coronavirus vaccinations, the road ahead remains complicated for employers. Eagle Hill Consulting research finds employees have mixed views on issues including returning to the workplace and vaccination requirements. But, employees agree that they want employers involved in many parameters around workplace safety.
COVID-19 vaccines and returning to the workplace
Many US workers say employers should delay re-opening workplaces until COVID-19 vaccines are more widely available.
say organizations should wait to reopen
Workers are divided on whether employers should require employee vaccinations.
say organizations should require vaccinations
More than half of workers want employer incentives (money, paid time off, gift cards, etc.) to encourage vaccinations.
want their employer to offer incentives
Employees want their employers to play an active role in COVID-19 precautions even after a vaccine is widely available.
US workers say their organization should require or encourage employees to:
These findings are contained in the Eagle Hill Consulting COVID-19 vaccines and the workplace survey conducted by IPSOS from February 5-9, 2021. The survey included 1,006 respondents from a random sample of employees across the US.