This IT Major Extends Work From Home Till July, 2021; Gives Rs 20,000 As Allowance, 6-Weeks Leave!
Salesforce, a cloud-based software company, has announced that they will be extending their Work from Home option for its employees till July 31, 2021.
Recently the company had announced that all the employees of the company would be working from home till the end of the year 2020.
Salesforce To Expand Work From Home Duration To July 2021; Will Offer 250 USD To Employees
Reports suggest that Salesforce is reopening its offices, and the company states that the work from home option that has been extended will enable employees to plan ahead.
The total number of employees at Salesforce is 49000, and all of them will be allowed to work remotely until at least July 31, 2021.
There have been multiple organizations that have announced that the employees would avail the work from home option on a permanent basis.
In addition to this Salesforce is also planning to expand the benefits of working remotely for its employees. The company will be offering each person 250 USD for buying any office supplies that they need to work from their homes. This amount is in addition to the 250 USD that the company had offered its employees at the beginning of this year.
Parents Can Work From Home Post August 2021; Will Weigh Multiple Factors Before Reopening Offices
If employees are parents, they would also have an additional option to take six more weeks of paid leave. As per the company, parents and guardians parents and guardians also be able to work from home after August 2021 in case they live in areas where schools are closed and the students are being educated remotely.
Brent Hyder, chief people officer said, “We understand that moving our offices to our homes is not always easy or comfortable — especially for those with families at home or for those who are feeling isolated — and we’re working hard to address the unique needs of our employees during this time.
As per reports, the company is planning to reopen its offices in a phased manner, terming it as a “light dimmer, not a light switch”. Under this, the company will be opening each particular office after determining factors like government guidance and COVID-19 case levels, redesigning offices to ensure social distancing, and communicating with employees.