Zoom's fate tied to future of remote work

Nov 30, 2020
The company could face headwinds once COVID-19 restrictions are reduced.
A cat takes part in a Zoom call in Milan, Italy, this May.
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How working from home has changed 8 months into the pandemic

Nov 26, 2020
Workers have learned to negotiate faulty Wi-Fi, toddler potty breaks, and remote school.
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Amazon continues hiring spree to meet demand from pandemic

Sep 14, 2020
The company has announced more than 100,000 new positions, including corporate tech jobs around the country.
A delivery worker for Amazon Prime wears a mask and gloves on her route in Los Angeles.
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Remote workers pay cooling bills or sweat out summer heat at home

Sep 7, 2020
Are employers obligated to chip in for home AC use during the pandemic?
The sun sets behind power lines in Los Angeles, California, during the record-breaking heat wave over Labor Day weekend.
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Some companies help employees cover costs of working from home

Aug 13, 2020
Employees are using the stipends to buy ergonomic chairs, wellness apps, and office equipment.
Some employers are providing stipends to employees for ergonomic chairs, file cabinets and other needs while the pandemic keeps them working at home.
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Moms are reducing work hours 4-5 times more than dads during pandemic

Jul 16, 2020
It could leave them vulnerable to layoffs, stalled careers and lower pay for years to come, new studies find.
A mom helps her two daughters with schoolwork during the pandemic in New York.
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Will the workweek shrink in a post-pandemic world?

May 26, 2020
Many companies have gone remote. Is a four-day workweek next?
A man works on his laptop while waiting for a train in Tokyo in April. Tuning out work often can help us do our best thinking, one expert says.
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People are adjusting to working from home for the long haul

May 22, 2020
We check in with three people adapting to their new work environments. Zen attitudes about pantsless kids in video chats helps.
After two months of working remotely, people are adjusting to the idea of working from home long-term.
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Working remotely is a cost-cutting reality for oil and gas companies amid COVID-19

May 19, 2020
Oil companies raced to digitize during the last downturn. COVID-19 is pushing the industry to embrace remote working technology even more.
An oil rig in Taft, California. COVID-19 is pushing the oil industry to embrace remote working technology more than it already was.
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