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Starbucks to require COVID-19 vaccine or weekly testing for employees
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Coffee giant Starbucks told employees that they must be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by early February or undergo weekly testing.
Under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) mandate, large employers, such as Starbucks, must enforce a policy by Feb. 9 requiring employees to be fully vaccinated or submit to weekly COVID-19 testing and wear a facial covering, Starbucks Chief Operating Officer John Culver told employees in a letter last week.
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Culver acknowledged that employees have a "wide spectrum of views on vaccinations, much like the rest of the country." However, he stressed concerns over the severity of the omicron variant saying that it has already "pushed daily COVID-19 case counts higher than the Delta wave at its peak."