Apple implements a new COVID-19 testing policy for U.S. employees working from their offices and retail locations. To go further, the company will require that unvaccinated employees be tested more frequently than their vaccinated counterparts. News of the development was first reported by , with get a confirmation from Apple later.
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The policy is Apple’s latest attempt to force its employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. Unlike Facebook and several other technology companies, Apple does not yet need any vaccinations for employees. However, it has begun to ask employees to voluntarily disclose their vaccination status, according to a publication of Bloomberg at the beginning of September. This latest measure is likely to keep the company in line with the forthcoming guidelines of the Department of Labour’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which require companies with more than 100 employees to either order immunization or test weekly.
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