Virus Outbreak: Skipped quarantine sees EVA crew axed

RULES IGNORED: CDC Deputy Director-General Chuang Jen-hsiang said that crew members who break the rules would be required to complete the full 14-day quarantine

Taipei Times
Date: Dec 04, 2020
By: Shelley Shan / Staff reporter

Minister of Transportation and Communications Lin Chia-lung takes part in a question-and-answer session at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: Tu Chien-jung, Taipei Times

Three EVA Airways flight attendants were fired last month and this month after they failed to follow the government’s quarantine requirements.

This was the first time that flight attendants have lost their jobs for quarantine failures.

One flight attendant reportedly breached the quarantine mandate by going to school, visiting relatives and dining with friends, while lying to the company about her activities, EVA Air said.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) have established disease prevention measures for cabin crew members, such as monitoring their health and reporting their temperature daily, the company said.    [FULL  STORY]

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