On Tuesday, Twitter announced that all of its employees can work from home indefinitely as long as they want. The spread of the virus has shattered the IT work culture and post lockdown the companies are implementing different ways to help their employees, overcome this.
Around the globe, 4.2 million people have been affected due to coronavirus. This has led the governments to impose lockdown and several restrictions.
Twitter has said that the offices will open around September and the employees now have the choice to come to the offices or continue to work from home. CEO Jack Dorsey has planned to move to Africa for three to six months while managing the Twitter remotely. Twitter and most of the companies see this as an emerging norm for the employees.
Also, it was announced that there will not be any business travels until September with very few exceptions from Twitter. Also, it had announced that there will no in-person events conducted in the offices until the end of this year.
Previously, tech giants like Facebook and Google have announced that they are allowing its employees to continue to work from home until this year end. Last week, Google had asked its employees to take a leave on May 22nd to handle the continuos work from home efforts.