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Employees may not return to offices after the pandemic and continue to work from home if they have the opportunity and desire, said Twitter head Jack Dorsey

Twitter allowed its employees not to return from the remote work mode to offices after the end of the coronavirus pandemic and always work in this mode. It is reported by CBS News with reference to a statement by the head of the company Jack Dorsey.

“The past few months have shown that we are coping with working in this mode. Therefore, if the circumstances of our employees allow them to work from home and they want to continue, we will allow it, ”said Dorsey.

He said that Twitter offices are unlikely to open to employees before September. However, when this does happen, the return to the previous mode of operation will be gradual. So, most business trips will not be resumed for some time and until the end of 2020 there will be no corporate events that involve the physical presence of employees, the head of the company said.

Google and Facebook employees offered to stay home until the end of the year

Last week, Google and Facebook informed employees that they could work remotely until the end of 2020. According to the head of Alphabet (Google’s parent company) Sundar Pichai, those who wish can return to their offices in the first half of the summer. He promised to take all necessary measures to ensure the safety of workers.

Facebook may begin to open its offices on July 6, but it is not yet known how many employees will resume work in them.

The companies switched to remote work in March. Earlier this month, Twitter recommended that employees work remotely to reduce the risk of coronavirus infection. In mid-March, Google made the same recommendations.

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