Tuesday, April 20, 2021

work from home

LinkedIn gives staff week off for well-being

LinkedIn does not expect employees to begin returning to its offices until September, and plans to make it standard practice to let them work from home as much as half of the time.

Unemployed but working 24 hours a day, the new norm for mums

Parental stress and maternal burnout lurk around the corner as mothers struggle to balance family, work and chores with little or no time at all for personal activities.

Govt mulls extending WFH with full pay for those caring for sick family members

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says this is to encourage shared responsibility and increase women's work productivity.

Is there room for the office in the post-pandemic world?

Many companies say they are ready to continue the work from home trend although the traditional office space may never completely disappear.

Of WFH and #KitaJagaKita

While working from home may still get the job done, those who call for lockdowns with no consideration of the consequences on anyone else should rethink their positions.

The dark side of working from home

While working from home is associated with convenience and comfort, it can also be difficult for those struggling to shift their entire workload online.

US spies ‘stressed out’ by having to go back to the office

Intelligence work often must be done in special locations which are protected from outside eavesdropping and cannot be done from home.

Budget gives more cash for hardest hit but what happens after it’s gone?

Rising costs of childcare mean families will need extended assistance.

No noise, please, let govt walk the lives-livelihoods tightrope

Critics of the government's work from home order should understand that its hands are full battling the Covid-19 pandemic.

No forcing workers to take leave during WFH period, govt warns

Employers cannot force workers to take annual or unpaid leave during this period.

Maximum 30% public service staff allowed at office until CMCO ends

Face-to-face activities such as meetings, discussions and trainings must be held online.

In CMCO areas, employees at management, supervisory levels told to work from home

Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob says this is no longer a request.

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