Microsoft once again extended the home office policy: at least until July next year
After Microsoft announced in August this year that it would extend employees’ work from home to January next year, Microsoft has extended this time again. On the 21st of this month, Microsoft employees were told that they could work remotely from home at least until July 2021.
A Microsoft spokesperson said that based on the company’s consultation with health and data experts, Microsoft will extend the option of telecommuting for US employees until July 6, 2021 at the earliest.
Naijatechnews.com was informed that on October 13, Microsoft announced that it would allow employees to work at home no more than 50% of their working hours per week, and that they can work remotely permanently after approval by their manager.
Microsoft emphasized that some positions still need to work in the company’s office, including those related to hardware laboratories, data centers, and on-site training.