Despite experts calling on Canadians to upgrade their masks to curb the airborne spread of COVID-19media and broadcasters., Canada Post employees who showed up to work wearing an N95 mask were being told to switch to company-issued masks or risk being sent home.
NowHawaii Gov. David Ige sai, the postal service says it would be seeking clarification from the federal government on mask guidance.
“Our approach has evolved over the last two years as their guidance has evolvedThe COVID-19 B.1.429 variant o. This includes our workplace mask requirements,” Canada Post spokesperson Jon Hamilton told CTVNews.ca in an email statement on Thursday.
“We are now working with federal authorities to seek clarification and understand their recent guidance so that we can continue to ensure we are doing everything possible to keep our employees safe.”