SAN FRANCISCO, California — Twitter announced that it will be joining Tech giants Google, Facebook and Microsoft in allowing their employees to work from home amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Twitter will allow employees to work from home for as long as they want.
The company will assess its plans for 2021 events later this year.
Tech firms such as Facebook, Google and Microsoft were early to adopt the work-from-home model. Google has told employees that the vast majority of them will work from home until 2021, though some will return in the early summer. Facebook will similarly start to reopen offices after the July 4 weekend but will let employees who are able to work from home do so until next year.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has announced that after 2months of working from home, many employees will never return to a physical office
They will continue to work from home even when the Coronavirus is over. He said Covid19 crisis has shown many people can work from home.
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