Major companies, including Google and Apple, are revisiting plans to reopen as Delta variants proliferate.


As infectious delta variants continue to spread across the United States, more and more companies are postponing plans to reopen their offices.

In numbers: NS Recent survey Of the 1,000 HR experts from the Society for Human Resource Management and Lucid, half of US organizations were found to be worried about Delta.Some corporate players Mandatory started Vaccine for employees to fight variants.

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Between the lines Via Erica Pandy on Axios: All failed reinstatement plans show that Delta variants could send us back in the middle of a pandemic.

Notable: Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Head, Told CNBC That October will be a more “wise” time to get employees back to the office, not September.


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Google Is currently aiming to return most employees to the office from October 18th, instead of the previous target date of September 1st.

Amazon Has postponed the reopening date from September 2022 to January 2022. (In the case of a company employee, that is, a warehouse worker basically never leaves.)

twitter Only two weeks after the company reopened, it closed its offices in San Francisco and New York. The company is currently suspending future office reopenings.

Lyft The return date of the office has been postponed to February 2022.

Black lock It will resume in October instead of September.

Wells Fargo Postponed his return to the office to October, a month later than planned.

WMEThe Los Angeles-based talent management agency closed its office for at least a week shortly after reopening on July 12 for the first time in over a year.

Asana, The software company, which originally planned for face-to-face returns in September, has informed its employees that its San Francisco and New York offices will reopen by February 2022.

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated.

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