Twitter employees can now work from home forever, says CEO

  • AUTHOR: anam
  • POSTED ON: May 14, 2020

So, It has been finally acknowledged that all work doesn’t have to be done from the Office!

Source- The World News 

As countries went on lockdown to halt Coronavirus from spreading, numerous tech giants, including Google, started carrying their operations remotely. However, Twitter is planning to revolutionize the concept of working from home with a new policy. Yes! The giant social networking site, Twitter just announced that it will let their employees work from home indefinitely until the deadly coronavirus is no longer a threat!

“Opening offices will be our decision, when and if our employees come back, will be theirs,” the company said in a blog post, revealing the further plan. “With very exceptions, offices won’t open before September. When we do decide to open offices. It also won’t be a snap back to the way it was before. It will be careful, intentional, office by office and gradual.”

The company has strongly encouraged “working from home” concept from the beginning and its employees have been working remotely since March 11. However, employees who are still willing to come to the office for work have to wait until September. “there will be no business-related traveling before September, with very few exceptions, and no in-person company events for the rest of 2020,” the company announced. Well, it’s clear for the Twitter employees as they may never have to set foot in the office again, at least until this pandemic ends.

First reported by Buzzfeed News, CEO announced his new working from home policies through an email to his employees on Tuesday.

“We are proud of the early action we took to protect the health of our employees and our communities. That will remain our top priority as we work through the unknowns of the coming months,” the company said in the blog post, using a hashtag #LoveWhereverYouWork

Though many companies have already transitioned their working operations and permitted employees to work remotely, Twitter is the first one letting its employees working from home forever! We have been known that the world has to go through some major adjustments amid the pandemic, but who would have thought that it would change the way companies operate. Google and Facebook have also continued their work-from-home policies until 2021. Amazon has extended its remote working operations until at least early October.

Updated May 14, 2020
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