Apple stops mandating employees test for COVID-19 before coming into the office

Apple will cease the practice of mandating employees test for COVID-19 before coming into the office to work.

Apple Park in Cupertino, California
Apple Park in Cupertino, California

Zoë Schiffer via Twitter:

Apple is making changes to its Covid-19 policy, and will stop mandating employees test before coming into the office. It’s also rolling back its special sick leave policy, which previously allowed for unlimited sick leave for workers experiencing covid symptoms.

Testing policy rolls out Jan 30, sick leave ends in August. Until then, employees get a maximum of 5 days sick leave, if they test positive for Covid.

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    1. Nope. The flu is caused by an influenza virus (hence the name) and COVID is a SARs virus. Both can be deadly, and COVID was deadly at the start because we had no built up immunity to it and it didn’t matter how healthy you were. Now we have vaccines and therapeutics so we are now in an endemic phase rather than pandemic. It’s you who needs to learn the science and not rely on right wing talking points.

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