According to CNN, the content of the above notice was sent to Apple employees in an email from CEO Tim Cook on December 15. Apple also confirmed the information about the content in the email.
The time to return to the office of Apple employees has not been determined yet
Apple’s move comes amid an increasing number of Covid-19 infections and concerns about the spread of the Omicron variant. Earlier this week, Apple reinstated the requirement to wear masks at all of its US stores and reportedly closed some of them because of a spike in Covid-19 cases.
Apple employees were previously scheduled to return to the office on February 1, 2022 in a combined work-from-home and office pilot program that Apple launched in November. Now, things have been delayed. delay, and this is not the only delay that Apple has ever made related to the plan to bring their employees back to the office, in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic showing no signs of ending. .
Several companies including Google, Lyft, Uber and Amazon have also pushed back their reopening dates several times as uncertainty about the pandemic continues.
Reportedly, right from the early days of the pandemic, a number of companies including Google and Facebook also gave their employees a bonus of $ 1,000 to support the cost of working from home.