According to a new survey, 83% of employers say they’re not considering a vaccine mandate for their workers. This is up from 64% in January. At that time, 27% said they were still undecided about whether or not to impose a vaccine requirement.
Among other findings:
- Most employers (75%) say they are encouraging workers to get vaccines.
- Of those employers not mandating vaccines, 32% say they want to avoid running afoul of anti-discrimination laws; and 54% say they believe that workers who are willing to be vaccinated have gotten their shots.
- Only 13% say that they are unsure about whether or not to mandate vaccinations.
- Only 7% of employers say they’re unsure if they will encourage workers to get vaccinated.
- 18% say they’re not interested in encouraging their workforce to get vaccinated.