Google terminates the Covid vaccine deadline and allows for workers to return to work

Google terminates the Covid vaccine deadline and allows for workers to return to work ...

, which rolled out a for employees last summer, has changed its mind and decided to waive the requirement.

CNBC reports the move for the first time on Wednesday, and it has been confirmed by several other media outlets.

As the company prepares to house workers three days a week, a change of course on the mandate comes. A date for the return has not been established but it is anticipated to continue to arrive in the next month or so. Perks for workers, including massages and cafeteria offerings, are also being phased back in after a long pause due to the epidemic.

The major media corporations like Disney, Paramount Global, and NBCUniversal all implemented vaccination requirements last year. Workers are returning to work in stages across the media and entertainment sector as Covid numbers grow. New York City is expected to join other municipalities in rescinding prescriptions for masks and vaccinations in many settings, according to the latest reports. Kyrie Irving, a former NBA player, has admitted playing home games for the Brooklyn Nets.

Employees who are fully vaccinated will no longer need to wear masks in indoor workplaces, except at Google's Santa Clara County, CA headquarters. Unvaccinated employees will have to submit negative tests and wear masks in order to be present in the office.

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