Getting the nation’s employers more involved with COVID vaccination efforts

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Tyson Foods team members receive COVID-19 vaccines from health officials at the Joslin, Ill., facility on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. A growing number of companies and labor unions are directly securing coronavirus vaccines for their workers. Tyson also has expanded its on-site event to include eligible family members of employees. (John Konstantaras/AP Images for Tyson Foods)

National Safety Council President and CEO Lorraine M. Martin joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to discuss strategies for expanding vaccinations in the workplace, such as paid time off to employees to receive vaccines and for recovery time, offer scheduling and transportation support, and more.

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