A majority of small companies aren’t requiring their workers to get examined for the brand new coronavirus or get any COVID-19 vaccines, although the well being care and hospitality industries are forward of the curve on this requirement, based on a report launched this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The bureau’s most up-to-date Small Enterprise Pulse Survey confirmed 70% of the small companies surveyed mentioned “no” when requested if they’d required workers to check unfavourable for COVID-19 earlier than coming to work within the final week. One other 10% mentioned “sure” and nearly 20% mentioned the query was not relevant.
Of the small companies, two sectors, well being care and lodging/ meals service had greater charges than the nationwide common — respectively 15.5% and 14.3%.
When requested if workers had been requested to have proof of COVID-19 vaccination previously week, 2.2% of the small companies answered “sure” and 78.4%