BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A senior dwelling firm primarily based in Birmingham is hoping to assist cease the unfold of the coronavirus by asserting its COVID-19 vaccination incentive program for all of its staff, a bonus that’s measured at about $1.1 million .
This system will probably be provided to each full-time and part-time worker in every group that’s owned or managed by Atlas with places in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, and Tennessee along with its company workplace in Birmingham.
The Atlas management group says that this program is a chance to teach and encourage staff to vaccinate. Though Atlas is throughout the senior dwelling and healthcare industries the place vaccinations can be prioritized, the choice to roll out this program and the behind it’s a main step to taking motion on an organization stage towards the coronavirus.
“We’re placing our cash the place our mouth is,” Scott Goldberg, President and Co-CEO of Atlas Senior Dwelling, stated. “The choice to provoke this program goes past the senior dwelling and healthcare industries. It is a humanitarian choice. We belief the trendy expertise, the trials the vaccine went via, and the science on the market. Now that it’s obtainable, we really feel a civic responsibility to our staff to hold this out and supply this program to them. After we say residents and associates’ security are our utmost precedence, we put motion behind these phrases.”
Atlas expects to provoke this system within the coming days.