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Mass Telework Sparks Debate Over Work-From-Home Options

July 14, 2020, 10:56 AM

The coronavirus pandemic forced workers to stay away from the office for months, providing a mass test case for a debate over whether workers should have flexibility over remote work. Some companies are now open to it being a permanent fixture, while others say in-office work will remain the norm.

Differing Views: Worker advocates have long pushed companies to be more open to remote work where possible, asserting it can help curb discrimination against those with disabilities, older workers, or caregivers. Many employers, backed by courts, have resisted providing telework options, fearing a drop in productivity.

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