Fb expects to reopen all its US workplaces by October, with plans to supply versatile work-related choices to staff, the social media platform stated on Wednesday.
The corporate additionally stated it was on observe to reopen most of its US workplaces at 50 p.c capability by early September and that it was opening up distant work as an choice to all ranges throughout the corporate, beginning June 15.
“Fb’s workplace will probably be extra versatile for these anticipated to return – steerage is to be within the workplace a minimum of half the time,” the corporate stated.
The steerage doesn’t have any impression on guidelines for contractor content material moderators, a Fb spokeswoman stated. The corporate had confronted criticism over the security of bringing a few of the moderators, who evaluation delicate content material, again to its workplaces through the pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic has modified the way in which companies and staff work, giving rise to a hybrid work mannequin, which is a component work-from-office and half distant.
As economies emerge from the depths of the pandemic, a number of corporations, together with Google and Microsoft, have given staff choices to decide on their work location and distant work preferences.
Whereas a few of Fb’s EMEA and APAC workplaces are already open, the corporate stated it will proceed to trace its Latin America (LATAM) workplaces.
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