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Facebook, Google expect jabs for office return

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 31st July, 2021 05:11:52 PM
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Facebook, Google expect jabs for office return

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Big tech firms are altering their return-to-work plans for employees, as Covid-19 cases rise in the US - with some stipulating that staff working in the office must be vaccinated, BBC reported.

Google announced that it would delay a return to the office until October 18.

The company joined Facebook in saying it would require US workers returning to the office to be vaccinated.

Twitter said it would pause office re-opening, closing offices in San Francisco and New York once again.

The two Twitter offices had been operating at up to 50% capacity for staff who wanted to return.

In a statement, the company wrote that it was "continuing to closely monitor local conditions and make necessary changes that prioritise the health and safety of our Tweeps".

Twitter said it remained committed to giving employees the option to work from home where possible.

Other tech firms have also put back, or changed, return-to-work plans.

Apple has reportedly delayed a planned return to on-site working until October.