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Twitter and other companies allowing employees to work from home indefinitely will need to adopt additional technology

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Twitter told employees earlier this week that, so long as their position allows for it, they have the option to permanently shift to remote work. Business Insider Intelligence The company said it would let employees choose whether to return to corporate offices, which will reopen once the pandemic has diminished to a safe level. Most Twitter offices won’t reopen until at least September, and even then, any reopenings would be staggered. Twitter also canceled business travel through September, along with all in-person company events through 2020.

Twitter’s decision adds to a trend of corporations embracing work-from-home accommodations that extend beyond the pandemic. Earlier this month, Nationwide Insurance permanently adopted a hybrid remote work policy, in which employees across five corporate offices will transition to remote work, allowing the company to shed approximately 2 million square feet of office space.

“The notion of putting 7,000 people in a building may be a thing of the past,” Jes Staley, chief executive of Barclays told The New York Times. JP Morgan and Morgan […]

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