As the new variant of Omicron for COVID-19 spreads around the world, countries are trying to deal with this reality in the best way, choosing Click on various measures Fighting the epidemic that lasted for two years. Vaccination is one of the best ways to fight the virus, but there are still some people who are reluctant to do so.
In this regard, the giant Intel has notified employees to get vaccinated if they have not already done so or are offering an exemption from vaccination. Otherwise, they may be given unpaid leave.
Since there are many people without a COVID-19 vaccine, some companies are trying to manage this situation in order to maintain greater safety in the work environment. So some of the more famous names like google browserEmployees who do not want to be vaccinated can even be fired. Other tech giants are also taking drastic measures to counter this resistance.
Intel will put unvaccinated employees on unpaid leave
Intel has notified its employees that anyone who has not been vaccinated against COVID-19 should be vaccinated or given a waiver. Workers must be vaccinated or provide this exemption by January 4, 2022. Otherwise, the company may place them on unpaid leave, as noted in Associated Press it's the Oregonian.
According to a document obtained by these two media channels, in the company's January 7 statement, Kristi Pampianki, Intel HR, said employees need to apply for a vaccination exemption or take weekly tests, even if they are working from the start. from home . In addition, the CEO also said that the company will analyze the medical and religious exemptions until March 15 next year. Intel had previously set January 4 for workers to take action, but did not specify the consequences if they failed to comply.
Therefore, if the exemption is not granted and provided, employees will be given at least 3 months of unpaid leave from April 4, 2022. However, Pambiachi will ensure that they are not fired and that Intel will still provide health benefits to anyone in that situation.
This position by Intel is intended to comply with the Joe Biden administration's guidelines which state that US companies with more than 100 employees must ensure that they are fully vaccinated and tested regularly.
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