In the email, he announced that the employees are welcome to work from home permanently.
We were uniquely positioned to respond quickly and allow folks to work from home given our emphasis on decentralization and supporting a distributed workforce capable of working from anywhere.
If employees do want to return to the office, they can do so when the time comes with some additional precautions.
Business Insider reported that Dorsey revealed the past few months have proven that working from home is possible. CEO Jack Dorsey shared the news with employees in an email Tuesday informing them of the change.
"If our employees are in a role and situation that enables them to work from home and they want to continue to do so forever, we will make that happen". However, employees of jobs requiring a physical presence, such as maintaining servers, would be coming to the office. "It will be careful, intentional, office by office and gradual", the spokesperson said. The social media company also said there will also be no business travel prior to September "with very few exceptions" and a moratorium on in-person company events for the remainder of 2020.
This has become a pattern within other major tech companies which have introduced new work from home policies.
Now, as states and counties look toward loosening stay-at-home restrictions and allowing more businesses to open up, many are watching Silicon Valley's plans to go back to their open offices. However, Twitter seems in no hurry to reopen its offices.
With very few exceptions, Twitter's offices won't open before September, the company said.
Twitter has suspended nearly all employee business travel and all of its in-person events until 2021.
Dorsey's donation more than doubles the amount of money given to Gives2SF so far, Breed said. Previously it had planned to grow headcount this year by 20% or more compared with its roughly 4,900 employees at the end of 2019.