- Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company will extend its policy of working from home for American workers until early 2021, according to a report by Bloomberg.
- If this timeline is extended further, it will depend on “vaccine success, success with therapists” and other conditions, Cook said.
- The smartphone maker is joining their technology titanium Google by expanding its remote work policy – Google CEO Sundar Pichai told employees on Monday that they should expect to work from home at least on June 30, 2021.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook said company employees could continue to work from home until early 2021
Cook outlined the company’s plans to expand its home work policy in an interview with Bloomberg on Thursday.
“To overcome this, it will depend on vaccine success, success with therapeutic agents,” and other factors, Cook said in the market. The CEO also compared plans to reopen offices with the company’s strategy of opening its retail stores. He said the accordion process would allow the company to open and close offices as needed, depending on the updated data.
In late May, Apple reportedly began asking employees to return to work this month and in June, with more expected to return to the office in July.
Cook’s comment comes days after news of Google’s intention to extend its homework policy until the summer of 2021. Neither company reached Square and Twitter, which both said they allowed employees to work remotely. permanently if they choose.