Microsoft Delays Return to Office Indefinitely

Microsoft delayed its workplace return indefinitely, it mentioned in a weblog put up on Thursday. The firm had pushed the total reopening of its U.S. places of work to no sooner than Oct. four., however revised these plans due to the specter of the Delta variant of the coronavirus. “It’s a stark reminder that this is the new normal,” wrote Jared Spataro, Microsoft’s company vp for contemporary work. “Our ability to come together will ebb and flow.” The firm has mentioned it’ll require proof of vaccination for all workers, distributors and friends to enter its places of work.

UPS mentioned on Thursday that it deliberate to rent greater than 100,000 workers to assist handle the annual inflow of packages through the vacation season, from October by means of January. The firm mentioned that many people who apply will obtain a proposal inside 30 minutes and that, prior to now, a few third of these employed through the vacation season obtained a everlasting place with the corporate.