Microsoft tells employees they can keep working from home through October
Microsofttold workers Monday that they can keep working from home through October, unless their job requires that they come to the office.
- Employees are currently working from home amid
COVID-19shutdowns mandated by governments across the globe.
- Even after shutdowns are lifted, working from home will remain optional for Microsoft employees through at least October, a company spokesperson confirmed to Business Insider.
- Stay-at-home orders in Washington, where Microsoft is headquartered, will remain in place through May 31 at the earliest.
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Microsoft employees can get used to working from home for the time being. Even as stay-home orders gradually lift across the US, the company has told most employees that they can keep working from home through October.
Microsoft's offices have been closed since March due to government mandated stay-at-home orders. On Monday, the company notified employees that even as those orders are lifted, they will have the option to
"When restrictions lift, working from home will remain optional through October unless employees are in an essential role or local authorities mandate otherwise," the spokesperson said.
Microsoft is one of the biggest employers in
In Washington, where Microsoft is headquartered, stay-at-home orders are set to expire on May 31 at the earliest. It's not clear if Microsoft will give all employees the option to return to work as soon as the restrictions are lifted. A Microsoft spokesperson did not immediately clarify whether employees will be allowed back in the office as soon as restrictions lift.Read the original article on Business Insider
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