Twitter says it will allow employees to work from home 'forever'

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Facebook said last week that most of the company's employees will be allowed to continue to work from home through the end of 2020, while Google-parent Alphabet said employees can expect a "staggered" and "incremental" return to the office starting in June, but that some employees would probably be working from home for as long as the rest of the year.

With very few exceptions, Twitter's offices won't open before September, the company said.

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"If our employees are in a role and situation that enables them to work from home and they want to continue to do so forever, we will make that happen", a spokesman said.

Opening offices will be our decision, when and if our employees come back, will be theirs.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey told employees of the new open-ended work from home policy in an email Tuesday, as first reported by BuzzFeed News.

Twitter employees will be allowed to work from home forever.

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"We've been very thoughtful in how we've approached this from the time we were one of the first companies to move to a work-from-home model", Twitter said in a statement.

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The big picture: Dorsey signaled back in February, before the pandemic severely impacted the US, that the social network was "striving for a more distributed workforce" outside of San Francisco.

"I don't fear any slowness as we work to distribute our workforce now, and I do think we have to build a company that's not entirely dependent on San Francisco", Dorsey said during a February earnings call.

The social media giant, which employs 5,000 people, closed its offices amid the coronavirus pandemic back in early March, and now many staff will be given the option to never return again - except to maybe collect their pens.

A Twitter spokesperson did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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