Google is temporarily making weekly mandatory COVID-19 test for anyone entering Google offices or facilities in the United States, the tech giant said on Friday. The company said anyone who comes into Google’s US workplaces will have to test negative and be required to wear a surgical-grade mask in the office.
A Google spokesperson said, “To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 during this risky time, we are implementing new temporary health and safety measures for anyone accessing our sites in the US. Huh. There are individual testing options for your employees, their dependents and household members.
The tentative policy of weekly testing comes as cases of the highly contagious Omicron version of the coronavirus in the country. Last month, Google said it was delaying its return-to-office plan globally through January amid growing concerns over Omicron. read more
Google, which was one of the first companies to ask its employees to work from home during the pandemic, told its employees if they didn’t follow its COVID-19 vaccination rules and eventually, according to CNBC, If they are fired, they will lose pay. report in december