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Amazon Extends Work from Home Option till June, 2021

Lawstreet Journal 24 Oct 2020 12:54am

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On Tuesday (21st October 2020), Amazon, the American multinational technology company informed its employees that those employees whose work can be done from their homes can do so until June 2021 and extended the timeline on return to the office due to the still spreading COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier, the employees were allowed to work from home until January 2021.

An Amazon spokeswoman in an emailed statement said that” Employees who work in a role that can effectively be done from home are welcome to do so until June 30, 2021” and also clarified that this guidance is applicable globally.

In addition to this, Amazon has also announced to give a one-time "Thank You bonus" for front-line employees and partners that amount to a sum of $500 million. Employees will receive this amount by June 2020. The company will also invest $4 billion in COVID-related initiatives in the second quarter of the year. 

It also said that if an employee is diagnosed with Covid-19 they will receive up to two weeks of paid time off and this will be in addition to their other paid and unpaid time off options. Amazon is also offering extra time off with full pay for those diagnosed with COVID-19.

This statement comes after the e-commerce giant admitted that over 19,000of its US frontline workers contracted the coronavirus this year. In recent months, the staff of Amazon and the elected officials and unions gave a statement stating that Amazon had put employees’ health at risk by keeping warehouses open during… Continue Reading...


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