Federal contract workers telecommuting from their home office do not have to disguise or maintain social distancing to meet President Joe Biden's new COVID-19 management requirements.
Thank you for succeeding, the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force, which raised concerns in its Q&A section in its newly published paper COVID-19 Workplace Safety: Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors.
And now with the small print: they still need to be vaccinated. But wearing masks when you work in your pajamas? Skip!
As stated in the waterproof legalese, according to the document of 24 September, the vaccine mandate states "even if the worker never works in a covered contractor or federal workplace during the performance of the contract."
However, because a "covered contractor housing is not a covered contractor workplace … while the individual does not have to meet the requirements for covered contractor jobs, including those related to masking and physical distancing, even when working on a covered contract."