42: Percentage of employers who say their top priority is staying healthy and/or preventing employees from becoming sick.
More than four in 10 business leaders say their biggest priority is trying to keep employees healthy during the pandemic, according to a survey of some 500 company leaders from Principal Financial Group. Meanwhile, about one-third (32%) say they’re prioritizing supporting their employees both emotionally and mentally during this time.
What it means to HR leaders
The data is the latest to indicate the emphasis being placed on employee health and wellbeing during COVID-19.
“The global pandemic has brought front-and-center