Tag: Telecommuting

Facebook to expand work-from-home eligibility as offices look to reopen

Facebook Inc. is giving most of its employees a choice: Seek permission to keep working at home or go to the office at least half the time. The social-media giant told its roughly 60,000 employees Wednesday that it will expand remote-work eligibility to all levels of the company, including early-career employees and entry-level engineers. Facebook FB, -1.03% […]

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Unlike previous downturns, women are bearing the brunt of the COVID recession — here’s why

It’s not just in the U.S. — across the world, the pandemic-induced recession has had a disproportionately negative impact on women in terms of employment.  Evidence from prior recessions predicts that men would have born the brunt of this recession, according to new research circulated Monday by the National Bureau of Economic Research. “ Mothers […]

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