A spokesperson for the organization said Facebook would now be giving workers $1,000 for home office needs.
Late in July, Alphabet Inc's Google mentioned it would permit employees who do not have to have to be in the place of work to work from house till the close of June 2021, even though Twitter Inc experienced proposed remote do the job indefinitely for some of its workers.
Amid the continued COVID-19 pandemic, Facebook will give most of its staff the choice to work at home till July 2021. "And a lot of people are actually saying that they're more productive now". "This will enable us to attract and retain broader pools of talent regardless of where they live".
Facebook joins different large expertise companies which have taken comparable steps not too long ago. The tech industry boom fueled vast construction projects, the restaurant industry and boosted city budgets throughout the region in the past decade. Apple, Amazon and Microsoft as well, do not have any plans to reopen offices before early 2021, and from the trend that is being set by Google and Facebook, readers can expect an extension from these companies as well.
The announcement is an extension of an earlier decision, where Facebook allowed to let its employees work from home till the end of 2020. The office has room for around 3,000 employees based on typical occupancy rates before the pandemic, though it's unclear how new social distancing requirements could affect that. Facebook has been operating several offices in India for the past few years. Facebook agreed to lease 730,000 square feet at Farley, a building that occupies a double-wide block facing Ninth Avenue across the street from Madison Square Garden, the two companies said in a statement. Its other offices include Park Tower and 181 Fremont in San Francisco, the Burlingame Point project and a campus in Fremont.