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Considering the Role of Vaccines in the Workplace

Health experts and many business leaders agree that vaccination is the most effective way to protect against COVID-19- related operational disruptions. Yet, a large number of workers still aren’t vaccinated. This is forcing employers to toe the line between respecting employee viewpoints and protecting their businesses.

While vaccine encouragement is still commonplace, organizations are now doing more to up their vaccination rates. Specifically, they are employing a variety of incentives, penalties and mandates to get this done. 

Employer Takeaway

Employers will need to decide which approach to vaccination is right for them. Health experts and business leaders alike agree that employee vaccination is critical for long-term operational success; the trick is knowing how much and through which methods to pressure employees. 

Reach out for employee resources to help educate and encourage workers about the importance of COVID-19 vaccines. Read the Attraction and Retention newsletter for more information on vaccine incentives, policies and mandates, and to also learn tips for remote worker success and the value of upskilling employees. Download your copy today.

For more information on healthcare and employee benefits changes, contact HANYS Benefit Services by email or by calling (800) 388-1963.

This is not intended to be exhaustive nor should any discussion or opinions be construed as professional advice. © 2021 Zywave, Inc. All rights reserved.

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