60%: Percentage of employers that said they would encourage employees to take the COVID-19 vaccine, but not require them to do so
As COVID-19 vaccines are rolling out around the country this week to healthcare workers and other high-risk populations, employers are strategizing for the role they will play in the vaccine’s eventual distribution.
For a majority of employers (60%) recently surveyed by Gartner, that role involves encouraging, but not requiring, employees to get vaccinated. Of those, 60% plan to provide resources for employees looking to get vaccinated, while 44% will also subsidize vaccination costs.
Once the vaccine