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Jul 12, 2022 07:09 PM
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Shanghai Tells Employers Not to Reject Recovered Covid-19 Job Seekers

Shanghai has seen Covid-19 cases climb in the past week after detecting the more contagious BA.5 sub-strain of the omicron variant. Photo: VCG
Shanghai has seen Covid-19 cases climb in the past week after detecting the more contagious BA.5 sub-strain of the omicron variant. Photo: VCG

The Shanghai government said employers cannot reject or dismiss recovered Covid patients amid public outrage over complaints that some job seekers and returning employees faced discrimination due to their infection history.

In a Monday press conference, Shanghai government spokesperson Yin Xin said all local departments and companies should treat recovered Covid patients equally and without discrimination as required by laws and regulations.

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