Facebook and Google employees allowed to work from home until 2021

According to Gopalakrishnan, at least 20-30 per cent of IT employees would continue to work from home even after the lockdown is lifted and the situation returns to normalcy.

According to Pichai, the few workers that will be allowed to work in corporate offices will resume in June or July, and they will resume with enhanced anti-COVID-19 safety measures in place.

The tech giants had originally announced plans to reopen their offices soon, but made a decision to allow more home working flexibility.

The former President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said the IT services industry has actually managed to transition people to work from home during the "stay-at-home" period.

A spokesman for Facebook said: "Facebook has taken the next step in its return to work philosophy".

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Google and Facebook have told their employees that they should be expecting to work from home until the start of next year at the earliest. Regarding work from home, a Facebook spokesperson said that employees who can stay away from the office and continue their work can avail the facility of work from home till the end of the year.

Last month, Zuckerberg canceled physical events with more than 50 people through June 2021, including the Oculus Connect VR conference. Employees who are now working from home, however, will be allowed to continue doing so until the end of the year.

Google also announced a company holiday for May 22nd, meant to give employees a short break from the stress of. well. everything.

"We will share more details on that soon". Let's take a look at some of how the biggest tech giants of the world are working from home and what they plan to do in near future.

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