Alphabet’s Google will enable its workers to work at home till September subsequent yr, extending the return to the workplace by a couple of months, the New York Times reported on Monday.
The firm was additionally testing the thought of a “flexible workweek” as soon as it’s secure to return to the workplace, Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai advised the corporate’s employees in an e-mail on Sunday, in accordance to the report.
As a part of the plan, Google’s workers could be anticipated to work at the very least three days every week within the workplace whereas working from house the opposite days, the newspaper report stated.
“We are testing a hypothesis that a flexible work model will lead to greater productivity, collaboration, and well-being,” Pichai wrote within the e-mail.
Google was one of many first corporations to ask its workers to work at home due to the pandemic. It has beforehand delayed the timing by when the staff ought to return to the workplace from January subsequent yr to July.
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