The policy change is effective immediately and applies to all of its US employees, regardless of vaccination status.
“Over the past two years, we have consistently based our response to the COVID-19 pandemic as developed on the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the advice of our own medical experts,” Amazon said in a message. CNN Business.
Tuesday’s guidance from the CDC says people with COVID-19 can isolate for five days if they don’t have any symptoms.
Amazon said all employees must report a positive diagnosis and that additional leave options are available for those who are still sick after a week.