According to research conducted by SHRM.org, (Society for Human Resource Management) a majority of employers will encourage, not require, the COVID-19 vaccine. Conversely, more than one-third (35 percent) of organizations aren’t certain whether they’ll require vaccines.
COVID-19 vaccinations are a polarizing topic for many employees making it imperative for employers to think through the particulars of how and why a vaccine might be required in the workplace.
Artizen Staffing has compiled a list of valuable resources to aid employers when considering a variety of aspects related to COVID-19 vaccinations.
Ensure the Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines
Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine
CDC V-Safe After Vaccination Health Checker
COVID-19 Vaccination FAQ’s
CDC’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program
FP Vaccine Resource Center for Employers
HR Policies and Procedures
Vaccination Policy: Mandatory
What Employers Can Do If Workers Refuse a COVID-19 Vaccination
Law Firm Resources
Can, and Should, Employers Require that Employees be Vaccinated for COVID-19
An Employer Playbook for the COVID “Vaccine Wars”
Sources: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease (NCIRD), Division of Viral Diseases, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Society for Human Resource Management (SHRC.org), Fisher Phillips