Apple Offers Employees Paid Time Off to Get Vaccinated???

To encourage employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Apple is offering paid time off for vaccine appointments and paid sick leave for those who experience side effects, reports Bloomberg… More here.

Is this an American thing? In the UK you just say that you are having your vaccine or that you have got sick and you get paid- it is not something that would ever even be questioned…

2 thoughts on “Apple Offers Employees Paid Time Off to Get Vaccinated???

  1. In Canada, I believe that it’s mostly a provincial thing. Ontario law provides 3 days of paid sick leave, although employers can provide more. And it’s often included as part of employment benefits. However, I can’t see anyone complaining about someone getting a vaccination.

    1. That makes sense. In my company we get up to 6 months of full pay for a serious illness and then half pay after 6 months.

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