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Coronavirus: Google and Facebook broaden plans for their employees to work from home till 2021
May 9, 2020
Facebook and Google have said they will let their workers keep working from their homes for the rest of the year because of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The tech mammoths had initially reported designs to revive their workplaces soon, yet chose to permit increasingly home working adaptability.
Google initially said it would keep its work from home arrangement until 1 June however is broadening it for seven additional months, while Facebook said it would revive its workplaces on July 6 as coronavirus lockdowns are slowly lifted.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that workers who need to come back to the workplace will begin having the option to do as such from July with upgraded security gauges set up.
However, most workers who can complete their employments from home will have the option to do as such until the year’s end, Mr. Pichai included.
Facebook likewise declared a comparative proclamation.
“Facebook has taken the next step in its return to work philosophy. Today, we announced anyone who can do their work remotely can choose to do so through the end of the year,” a spokesman said. “As you can imagine this is an evolving situation as employees and their families make important decisions re: return to work.”
“Facebook is still determining which employees will be asked to come in,“ the spokeswoman added.
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