Facebook announced on Monday that it will begin requiring all employees to wear masks on American campuses, regardless of whether employees are vaccinated. In a communication to TechCrunch, Facebook’s vice president of associates Lori Goler inveterate the similar policies of the social media giant.
“As our office revives, we will necessitate anyone who comes to work on our American campus to be vaccinated,” Goler wrote. “We will expand a procedure for those who cannot be vaccinated due to health checks or other reasons and will assess our come within reach of in other regions as the situation develops.
We will carry on working with experts to make sure that we come yet again to work plan prioritizes the health and security of every person.”
The wording of the statement is similar to Pichai’s long letter, which opened an exception for “medical or other protected reasons.”
The comment did not provide an adjusted return timetable, which was originally planned to be halved in September and reach full capacity in October.
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A representative told the Wall Street Journal last week, “Expert guiding principle point out that vaccines are very effectual in preventing COVID-19 variants. Our timetable for reopening the office has not changed.”
A spokesperson for the company said in a statement: “The health and safety of our employees and community neighbors remains our top priority.”
“Given the increasing number of COVID cases, the latest data on COVID variants, and more According to local requirements, we will restore the requirements for masks in all Facebook offices in the United States, regardless of the employee’s vaccination status.”
This decision was made:
The new policy will take effect on Wednesday and will continue to be effective until further notice. When this decision was made, several local governments in the San Francisco Bay Area issued similar orders requiring everyone to wear masks in indoor public places.
Facebook’s campus mask policy was implemented after the company announced last week that it would require all American workers returning to the office to be vaccinated.
Since the Delta variant has caused a further increase in Covid-19 cases, the company is not the only company in the technology industry that has renewed health and safety measures.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai also announced:
Earlier today, Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced that the company will require employees to be vaccinated before returning to work on site. This is part of a larger letter sent to Google/Alphabet employees that also stated that as the COVID-19 delta variant continues to sweep the global population, the company will extend its work-from-home policy to October 18th.
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