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According to a Bloomberg report that identified people who are familiar with the plan, the iPhone maker plans to gradually open its offices. The phase, “which has already started in some regions around the world”, focuses on employees who cannot work remotely or face challenges when they are not working in the office. In July the company plans to open offices wider. According to Bloomberg sources, the plan is subject to local home stay orders.
Apple declined to comment.
Apple’s plan to get employees back to its offices is because governments continue to grapple with how to deal with the ongoing outbreak of the novel coronavirus, which has killed more than 293,000 patients and more than 4.2 million people worldwide infected, can return to normal life. according to Johns Hopkins University.
Apple’s move also marks an apparent departure from some other technology companies like Facebook and Google, who told employees they could. Twitter has offered to allow permanent for some employees.
Like most technology giants, Apple is known for its focus on in-office work. It’s famousunder development and strictly controlled which employees can concentrate on trial versions outside the office. However, other companies seem ready to rethink this approach.
The pandemic has caused companies, including Apple, to change their vacation policies toto the during school closings and caregivers who help elderly or sick relatives.
Apple’s plans to reopen its offices come as a companyin Alabama, Alaska, Idaho and South Carolina this week. The company has taken social distancing measures in its stores and announced plans to reopen based on government policies and local health data. Apple was while the shops were closed.
Not everything at Apple will return to normal this year. The company’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will take placeApple previously held its conference in San Jose, California.
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