Over 82% Indian employers want vaccination to be made mandatory: Survey

Nearly half of all employees leave vaccine transparency in the hands of their employers

Coronavirus vaccine, Covid-19 vaccines

There was also concurrence on transparency, when it comes to vaccination

Vinay Umarji Ahmedabad
Covid-19 vaccination has emerged as a top hiring trend during the pandemic in India, with 82 per cent of the workforce and employers agreeing to make it mandatory in the workplace, according to a survey by job site Indeed.

Around two-thirds or 70 per cent of employers surveyed would either not allow employees, who refuse to get vaccinated to step into the workplace or ask them to quit the organisation. It also sho­w­ed that 94 per cent employers and 87 per cent employees want people coming in to work to be vaccinated with at least a single dose.

“Some businesses are eit­her making it mandatory or heavily encouraging vaccination among their new hires. But the common trend amo­ng employees and

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First Published: Oct 21 2021 | 7:11 PM IST

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