Apple’s offices will not be open at this time. The employees will work from home (WFH). As Corona’s new variant Omicron is becoming increasingly popular, the company has taken this decision. The office will be open to employees beginning on February 1, 2022.
The company has postponed the office opening date for the second time. Until now, it has not been announced when the office will reopen. In addition, the company is offering a bonus of one thousand dollars, or about 75 thousand dollars, to all employees who work from home.
Due to the threat of Corona, the company also closed three stores this week. Additionally, they encourage their customers not to come into their store without masks. CEO Tim Cook also sent a message regarding the company’s order not to open. Employees have been encouraged to take the Corona vaccine and booster dose as well.
Tim Cook announced in his email that employees will receive a bonus of 1000 dollars. According to Cook, employees working from home can use the money to buy goods according to their needs. He also said that he wants his staff to be fit. Cook said that Corona’s situation would determine whether the office opens.
The company’s work plan
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays will be individual workdays for Apple employees. Wednesdays and Fridays are when work will be done from home depending on their team. The company will also allow one month of work from home. Also mailed to employees four weeks before office opening.
Many companies have canceled their plans to open offices due to concerns over the fast-spreading Omicron variant. As a result of not following the company’s vaccination policy, Google told its employees that their salaries could be cut. Employees at JP Morgan are asked to work from home if they are not taking the vaccine.
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