COVID-19 Vaccination No Longer Required for Google Employees

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Tech giant Google now no longer requires its US based employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Earlier, Google had the policy of mandatory submission of vaccination certificates from employees. The tech giant had warned employees of the consequences of remaining unvaccinated. According to a CNBC report, Google apparently will go easy on employees who are not vaccinated. However, the new policy in place states that Google employees wishing to work from the office have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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