Coronavirus Outbreak

RBC Follows Rivals in Telling Staff to Work From Home Into 2021

July 30, 2020, 3:58 PM

Royal Bank of Canada is telling its office workers in and around Toronto to keep working from home into next year as part of the company’s efforts to stem the spread of Covid-19, following similar instructions from Bank of Nova Scotia and Toronto-Dominion Bank.

“Our overall approach remains gradual and conservative,” Helena Gottschling, Royal Bank’s chief human resources officer, told Greater Toronto Area employees in a memo Thursday. “Although a very small number of GTA employees who are currently working from home may return to RBC premises starting in mid to late September, most will remain at home into...

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