M Saravanan urges bosses to abide by the SOPs and allow their workers to work from home during this period.
Companies are beginning to acknowledge that there will be no going back to pre-Covid working practices.
At least 80 employees have signed a letter calling for more flexibility for those who have been working remotely for more than a year.
Minister M Saravanan says his ministry is empowered to order the closure of companies that breach SOPs.
Human Resources Minister M Saravanan says currently, only the health ministry has the power to act against employers who violate the SOPs.
Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says this is to encourage shared responsibility and increase women's work productivity.
Kebanyakan syarikat mengatakan mereka bersedia untuk meneruskan trend kerja dari rumah walaupun ruang pejabat tidak akan lenyap sepenuhnya.
Many companies say they are ready to continue the work from home trend although the traditional office space may never completely disappear.
The subsale property demand in these cities shows a positive trend, attributed in part to the change in lifestyle brought about by Covid-19.