COVID-19 and the Retail industry
The Retail industry has been heavily impacted by COVID-19, with forced retail closures on non-essential businesses and the end of JobKeeper payments in March really taking their toll.
Employee sentiment towards vaccinations
ELMO’s quarterly Employee Sentiment Index revealed the proportion of workers uncomfortable working alongside unvaccinated colleagues in the Retail industry is 50%. In addition, vaccination passports have also been welcomed by 79% of retail workers in Australia.
Wellbeing and safety
Wellbeing and safety form a critical part of the employee / employer relationship. Despite the disruption of the past 18 months, organisations need to continue operating without jeopardising the wellbeing and safety of their employees – that’s a fundamental employer responsibility.
This guide will take a look at the needs of retail workers, and how to prioritise employee wellbeing and safety in the sector.