Facebook Inc. will allow its employees to work from home till July 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and will also give $1000 for home office needs, a spokeswoman from Facebook said on Thursday. Facebook have joined with other companies who already implemented this steps.
In July, Google also announced that its employees who don’t need to be in offices can work from home will June 2021. Even Twitter had proposed similar idea for some of its employees.
“Based on guidance from health and government experts, as well as decisions drawn from our internal discussions about these matters, we are allowing employees to continue voluntarily working from home until July 2021″, a Facebook spokeswoman said in an emailed statement.
Further adding “In addition, we are giving employees an additional $1,000 for home office needs”.
The company added that it was unlikely many locations will reopen in the United States of America and Latin America before the end of the year, due to the high number of COVID-19 cases.
Inputs from: Reuters
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