Google relaxes distant work plan, will let 20% of workers telecommute
Google CEO Sundar Pichai
Google on Wednesday mentioned it now expects 20% of its workers to earn a living from home after its places of work reopen later this 12 months.
The corporate, which owns intensive Silicon Valley actual property, had beforehand taken a extra strict method to the return to work after the Covid pandemic, which pressured corporations to shut places of work and have workers telecommute. Now, as some know-how employees see different employers providing larger flexibility, Google is enjoyable its method.
In December the corporate introduced a plan to have employees spend three days every week within the workplace.
Now, Google expects that 60% Google workers can be on web site for a couple of days every week, with 20% working in new workplace places and 20% working from residence, a spokesperson informed CNBC.
Any given Google worker can now briefly work for 4 weeks per 12 months from a location aside from their assigned workplace, a rise from two weeks, the spokesperson mentioned.
Staff can maintain working from residence by September, the spokesperson mentioned. Some workers may must be at their amenities greater than three days per week due to their work, the spokesperson mentioned.
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