As many states are starting to go back to work, employees are expressing concern about their safety. In fact, 54% of U.S. employees say they are worried about exposure to COVID-19 at their job, according to a new poll by Eagle Hill Consulting.
The survey, which included 1,000 respondents from a random sample of employees, was conducted from April 22-27, 2020.
Workers indicate that several factors would make them feel safe going back to work; the availability of protective protections like masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer (58%) mandating employees with symptoms stay home (55%) and making COVID-19 tests available (53%).
Fifty-six percent say that employers have the right to know if workers have tested positive for COVID-19, while 43% support employers testing for symptoms. Few employees (17%) believe their jobs would be impacted by their test results. Click here to read the entire article.