Hundreds of Google employees push back on Covid-19 vaccine mandate
(READ) Hundreds of Google employees push back on Covid-19 vaccine mandate
The following is an excerpt from Becker’s Hospital Review.
At least 600 Google employees have signed a manifesto going against the tech giant’s COVID-19 vaccination requirements, CNBC reported Nov. 23.
The manifesto asks Google leaders to create a new vaccination mandate that is “inclusive of all Googlers” and claims that the company’s decision will affect the rest of corporate America, according to the report.
It also asks Google workers to “oppose the mandate as a matter of principle” and argues that Google should not have a record of employees’ vaccination status.
Google asked its more than 150,000 employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and upload a copy of their vaccination status to its internal systems by Dec. 3, according to internal documents viewed by CNBC.
The requirement is for all employees, whether they come into the office or work remotely.
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