Supermarket chain Morrisons has come under fire after outlining a policy that will mean unvaccinated employees are not entitled to sick pay if they have to self-isolate.
Employers risk breaking the law as they respond to UK government guidance about policing staff vaccination.
One in four employers are not giving their staff paid time off to get their COVID-19 vaccinations, according to conciliation service Acas.
Last Friday (6 August) media company CNN fired three unvaccinated employees who violated company policy by coming to work unvaccinated against COVID-19.
Amazon, Metro Bank, Sky and Three UK have joined a growing list of employers encouraging their staff to get vaccinated in partnership with the UK government.
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Coronavirus vaccinations are now mandatory for care home staff in England and ministers are considering extending compulsory vaccination measure to all NHS staff.
London plumbing firm Pimlico Plumbers has launched its first advert for a job that lists vaccination against coronavirus as a requirement.
With the UK’s adult population set to have been offered their first COVID-19 vaccination by the end of July, many employers are considering what their policy on vaccinations should be.
Less than half (45%) of UK companies are giving staff paid time off to get vaccinated against COVID-19, creating barriers to immunisation according to the Trades Union Congress (TUC).