More organizations are offering paid time off for employees to get vaccinated, according to recent research, though many employers don’t have a set policy on the COVID-19 vaccine or are still deciding whether they will implement one.
More than half (55%) of organizations are now giving employees PTO for getting inoculated and recovery time for afterward, according to the latest data from the Institute for Corporate Productivity, which surveyed employers in April. That’s up from 33% in March and 17% in January.
Meanwhile, education on the merits and efficacy of vaccination is still the No. 1 incentive organizations are offering: 60% say