All federal government employees return to work places today, except for one category

This morning, all employees of the ministries and federal entities attended their work places after canceling all previous exceptions that were granted to employees, which included working remotely due to emergency conditions and responding to the (Covid-19) pandemic, in implementation of a circular issued last week by the Federal Authority for Human Resources Government, in coordination with the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers and the Ministry of Health and Community Protection, regarding the organization of government work in federal agencies.

According to the circular, the exception of female employees who follow their children with the distance learning system continues until the end of the current school year, stressing that employees who do not have the vaccine must perform a nasal swab examination (PCR) every week at the employee's own expense.

The examination shall be at the expense of the employer in the event that the employee has an exception from taking the vaccine according to a medical report approved by the medical committee.

The circular called on all federal agencies to adhere to the application of safety standards and adhere to the application of the guideline for the office work environment and work from the workplace in the federal government, issued by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources, and any instructions related to occupational health and safety, with an emphasis on physical distancing and taking the necessary precautions. To ensure the safety of employees.

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