S'pore companies to redeploy unvaccinated staff or let them work from home; termination is last resort

Under new rules, unvaccinated staff will be barred from returning to the workplace from Jan 15, 2022.
Under new rules, unvaccinated staff will be barred from returning to the workplace from Jan 15, 2022. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - Unvaccinated employees will be redeployed to roles that allow them to work remotely or continue working from home, with termination taken only as a last resort, companies and observers told The Straits Times.

They were responding to new rules announced on Sunday (Dec 26) that bar unvaccinated staff from returning to the workplace from Jan 15, even if they test negative for Covid-19 24 hours beforehand.

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