Facebook, following suit with other big tech companies, has announced that thy will allow their employees to work from home until July 20201, and will give them $1,000 for home office requirements and expenses.

“Based on guidance from health and government experts, as well as decisions drawn from our internal discussions about these matters, we are allowing employees to continue voluntarily working from home until July 2021”, said a Facebook spokesperson, and then went on to add, “In addition, we are giving employees an additional $1,000 for home office needs,”

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They also announced that would be attempting to reopen certain office spaces in restricted capacity, wherever the government guidance would allow them to do so.

However, due to the extremely high numbers of Covid-19 cases in the United States and South America, they said ti seems unlikely they would be able to reopen there anytime soon.

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