Twitter Cancels Office Reopening Plan, Violent Alert Of Delta Stock
Twitter announced on July 28 that it would cancel plans to reopen offices around the country and close its San Francisco headquarters. Companies are struggling to resume face-to-face office operations as the number of people infected with the new coronavirus has skyrocketed across the United States and vaccination rates have peaked.
A Twitter spokeswoman told Forbes that the company would immediately close its San Francisco and New York offices and “pause the office reopening plan.”
Twitter quoted the guidance released by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) on the 27th, calling for wearing masks indoors in areas where infection levels have reached significant levels, regardless of vaccination status. ing. The list currently includes five provinces in San Francisco and New York City.
The closure declaration came only 16 days after Twitter reopened its offices in New York and San Francisco after requiring them to work from home for over a year. However, the company allows employees to continue working from home on their own initiative, “we don’t want everyone to come back to the office,” Twitter CFO Ned Segal said. I was tweeting on July 12th.
Twitter required face-to-face staff to disclose vaccination status before declaring the office closed. According to the company’s annual report, Twitter employed more than 5,500 people as of December 2020 but did not disclose the number of staff currently working in its San Francisco and New York offices.
Coronavirus infections are rising again in 50 states in the United States, ending months of optimism. Experts say the cause of the re-spread of the infection is the spread of the Delta strain and the still low vaccination coverage in some areas.
Some companies are planning to reopen their offices, but believe that vaccination is the safest way to get employees back to work. Facebook, Google, and Morgan Stanley are asking employees returning to work to submit vaccination certificates.