Amazon said on Monday it would allow many technical and corporate employees to continue working remotely indefinitely, as long as they can come to the office when necessary.
Announcement of new policy a. was done in blog post and there is a change from of amazon The previous expectation was that most employees would be required to be in office at least three days a week when offices reopen from office. COVID-19 pandemic in January
“We expect there will be teams that will continue to work mostly remotely, others that will do some combination work remotely and in the office, and still others that will decide on clients to keep the team working mostly in the office. Best served,” wrote Jassi.
Most of the online retail giant’s more than 1 million global employees cannot work remotely as they perform their duties in the company’s fulfillment and transportation division, grabbing orders and delivering them to customers.
But about 50,000 technical and office workers work in the company’s sprawling Seattle campus and in the city’s South Lake Union neighborhood. His absence will hurt nearby restaurants and other businesses.
Amazon’s update to its return-to-work policy followed similar moves by other large technology companies. Microsoft announced last month that it has indefinitely postponed the reopening of its offices.