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Silicon Valley Pay Cuts Ignite Tech-Industry Covid-19 Tensions

Silicon Valley Pay Cuts Ignite Tech-Industry Covid-19 Tensions

By: Katherine Bindley and Eliot Brown
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: October 11th, 2020
Bay Area staffers move to less-costly locales to work remotely in pandemic, triggering cost-of-living salary reductions and stoking debate.
Americans might never come back to the office, and Twitter is leading the charge

Americans might never come back to the office, and Twitter is leading the charge.

By: Elizabeth Dwoskin
Source: The Washington Post
Date of Publication: October 1st, 2020
Twitter’s plans for work from home indefinitely have prompted a wave of copycats. But its transformation has been two years in the making — and the rest of America can learn some lessons.
Companies Start to Think Remote Work Isn’t So Great After All - WSJ

Companies Start to Think Remote Work Isn’t So Great After All

By: Chip Cutter
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: July 24th, 2020
Projects take longer. Collaboration is harder. And training new workers is a struggle. ‘This is not going to be sustainable.’
The Long, Unhappy History of Working From Home - The New York Times

The Long, Unhappy History of Working From Home

By: David Streitfeld
Source: The New York Times
Date of Publication: June 29th, 2020
As the coronavirus keeps spreading, employers are convinced remote work has a bright future. Decades of setbacks suggest otherwise.
Major companies will be 'more cautious' than public officials amid reopening_ Fast Company Editor-in-Chief

Major companies will be 'more cautious' than public officials amid reopening: Fast Company Editor-in-Chief

By: Max Zahn with Andy Serwer
Source: Yahoo! Finance
Date of Publication: June 19th, 2020
President Donald Trump and some members of the business community have advocated for a rapid reopening to reverse the economic damage caused by the coronavirus outbreak, but major companies will return cautiously even as public officials remove restrictions.
Op-ed_ The next Silicon Valley exodus — Over 25% of tech sector wants permanent work from home_CNBC

Op-ed: The next Silicon Valley exodus — Over 25% of tech sector wants permanent work from home

By: Laura Wronski and Jon Cohen
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: May 19th, 2020
A new CNBC|SurveyMonkey Workforce Survey shows that over 25% of tech sector workers prefer permanent remote work.
After flocking downtown to woo millennials, offices might be moving back to the suburbs

After flocking downtown to woo millennials, offices might be moving back to the suburbs

By: Lauren Thomas
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: May 31st, 2020
“Is office space going the way of retail in five years? That’s what investors are really trying to understand,” said James Farrar, CEO of real estate investment trust City Office REIT. After a wave of office deals in downtown districts such as Manhattan, activity looks to be picking up again in the suburbs – at least in the short-term.
These companies plan to make working from home the new normal. As in forever

These companies plan to make working from home the new normal. As in forever

By: Rob McLean
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: May 22nd, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has forced many companies to embrace work-from-home solutions. For some, the transition may stick. Several big businesses plan to let much of their staff work from home permanently, even after the pandemic. Working from home could become the new normal — at least for some...
Twitter strategy for combatting covid-19 misinformation

An update on our continuity strategy during COVID-19

By: Vijaya Gadde and Matt Derella
Source: Twitter
Date of Publication: March 16th, 2020
Twitter letter to customers and users regarding the company's service during coronavirus.