Southwest Gives Two-Day Pay Bonus To Vaxxed Staffers

The Hill reports:

Southwest Airlines will provide vaccinated workers with extra pay, according to a company memo sent to employees Wednesday, joining other airlines in pushing employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

The Dallas-based company will provide two days of bonus pay, or 13 trip segments of extra pay for flight attendants and pilots, to employees who show proof of vaccination by Nov. 15. Southwest will also cut quarantine pay protections for unvaccinated workers who catch the virus after the November deadline.

“If you have not been vaccinated and choose to do so, this timeline gives you enough time to receive both rounds of a two-series vaccine or the single-dose vaccine,” Southwest wrote in a memo to employees.

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