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20 percent of Google employees don’t want to return to office

 Science & IT Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 07:37 PM, 28 September 2020   Updated: 08:06 PM, 28 September 2020

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

World’s best search engine Google gives the opportunity to its employees to work from home due to the outbreak of coronavirus.

At the beginning of the global epidemic, Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, announced that 30 percent of employees would be back in the office by the end of the year. However, as the situation does not improve, he has instructed to work from home until the middle of next year.

A survey was conducted by Google regarding the opening of the office. The results of the survey were published on the ‘Life at Google’ page on Twitter. There, 20 percent of Google employees say they never want to return to the office. 53 percent of employees are interested to return to the office irregularly. And 10 percent of workers want to join the office. Besides, 15 percent of employees want to attend the office if there is an event.

In an interview with Time magazine, Sundar Pichai said employees can come to the office irregularly. However, the decision of the employees will be given prioritized in this regard.

Google says the office will be redesigned to protect employees from coronavirus. The cafeteria will be closed to avoid crowds. Employees must maintain a 6 feet distance while sitting.