Coronavirus: Facebook allows employees to work from home till July 2021

Andrew Cummings
August 7, 2020

In May, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said numerous social giant's employees will be allowed to work from home permanently even after the coronavirus crisis ends. During the Corona crisis, employees of most private companies are working from home, as well as officials of government offices have also been allowed to work from home to some extent. "As well as, we're giving staff a further $1,000 for dwelling workplace wants".

Facebook's transfer to increase WFH by way of mid-2021 follows an analogous announcement by Google final month.

The Facebook spokesperson issued a statement saying, "After the health guidelines issued by the government and mutual agreement between the company, we have allowed all our employees to work from home".

Twitter previously told staff that they can work remotely forever as part of a new restructuring it had undertaken due to the pandemic.

Facebook additionally stated that the corporate will proceed reopening places of work in a restricted capability the place authorities steerage permits and the place virus mitigation has taken place for about two months.

The tech giant, however, has said that it was unlikely many locations will reopen in the United States (US) and Latin America before the end of the year because of the surging coronavirus cases across the world.

In May, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg laid out a detailed remote-working plan to make half of his workforce work from home by 2030.

While Amazon and Apple expect their employees to return to their respective offices in January, most other tech companies also appeared to be hoping work from home to last till the end of the year.

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