Facebook and Google extended their employees’ work from home until the end of 2020
It is clear that the policy of adopting the remote work for employees of large companies will not end soon and will continue in the future,
as both Facebook and Google announced allowing their employees to work from home until the end of the year 2020.
To join this, Microsoft and Amazon announced similar measures,
as Bill Gates allowed its employees to work at home until the end of the year,
while the pioneering e-commerce company only disclosed its plan to make the work of its headquarters employees homework until the second of October.
It is worth noting that these measures are not currently strange due to the fact that remote work
since the beginning of last January it has become a routine and a characteristic measure to ensure the continuity of the work of companies and technology in particular
in light of the spread of Covid-19, as this case created the new reality base.
Facebook and Google extended their employees’ work from home
Which may have an impact on the future work style as a whole or even on the adoption of a remote work policy on a broader scale in a manner similar
to the full-time routine work system and thus influence the number of daily work hours which leads to the adoption of a policy of different wages and the imposition of systems
rules compatible with the new reality
Google and Facebook have told most employees to keep working from home
for the rest of the year as part of a response by the tech giants to the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
Chief executive Sundar Pichai told Google staff at an all-hands meeting that its remote work policy will be extended until 2021,
the Silicon Valley giant confirmed Friday.
Facebook and Google
The news came after reports that Facebook is also letting workers tend to their jobs remotely for the rest of this year.
Google employees who need to return to offices to carry out their duties will be able to do that in June or July, with added safety measures in place due to coronavirus concerns,
but most of the staff will continue working from home.
Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai had previously said that workers would continue to work from home until June 1.
Facebook’s updated plan is to re-open offices in early July,
but let people work from home if they prefer until 2021,
- the company told employees in a memo Thursday, according to The Information.
- The social media giant said that it was still in the process of determining which employees would need to be present in the office.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced in April
that the company was canceling physical events attended by more than 50 people until June 2021.
Facebook also said that most workers could continue to work from home until the end of the year. The company won’t reopen its offices to essential workers until early July