Study: 41% of Employees Support Higher Insurance Rates for Unvaxed Workers
30 Aug, 2021
- Employees are evenly split (50/50) as to whether employers should mandate vaccines before workers return to the workplace.
- Employees are slightly more supportive (58 percent) of employers asking about worker vaccination status.
- Workers are split as to whether employers should provide proof of vaccination, with 52 percent supporting a documentation requirement.
- 60 percent of workers support employers offering incentives to vaccinated employees.
- Nearly two-thirds (63 percent) support employers instituting precautions for unvaccinated employees.
- More than half (63 percent) of workers say non-vaccinated employees should not be given special allowances to work from home, up from 55 percent in April.
- Close to half of workers (51 percent) say non-vaccinated employees should not be allowed to travel for work, up from 44 percent in April.
- Nearly half of workers (44 percent) say non-vaccinated employees should not be permitted to work in-person with customers, up from 39 percent in April.
- Many workers (40 percent) say non-vaccinated employees should be not allowed to work in-person with co-workers, up from 35 percent in April.
- About three-fourths of workers (76 percent) say non-vaccinated employees should be able to stay with their employer, down from 83 percent in April.
- Regarding social distancing, 77 percent concur that employers should require or encourage social distancing.
- Regarding masks, 73 percent agree on employers requiring or encouraging mask use.
- For temperature checks at the workplace, 67 percent say employers should encourage or require temperature checks.
- When it comes to regular COVID-19 testing for all employees, 61 percent support employers requiring or encouraging testing