Covid 4Eva: Office Reopening Gets Pushed Back at Wells Fargo and BlackRock
Many big companies are rethinking their plans to reopen their offices and require workers to return in September.
And now some have officially pushed back their reopening dates into October, hoping that the current surge in Covid-19 infections will subside.
BlackRock Inc. and Wells Fargo & Co. have pushed their return-to-office plans back a month to early October, Bloomberg News reported Thursday.
“Wells Fargo, with almost 260,000 employees, will now begin bringing back staffers who have been working remotely starting Oct. 4 rather than Sept. 7., as previously announced,” Bloomberg reported, citing an internal memo Thursday from Chief Operating Officer Scott Powell.
Delays are also being considered at several New York City law firms and other mega-banks. Many have also reversed themselves on mask requirements and now plan to have all workers wear masks in public areas, regardless of vaccination status.- READ MORE