From March 9th to 13th, Apple CEO Tim Cook is encouraging employees to’feel free to work remotely if your job allows’.
Cook sent a memo to employees which expands Apple’s earlier work-from-home provisions for some Apple workers in California and the Seattle area. The remote work policy will apply to offices in’areas with the greatest density of infections’.
The list includes Apple’s corporate offices in the Santa Clara Valley and elk grove areas of California. It also includes offices in France, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Switzerland, Switzerland.
Hourly workers at affected Apple offices around the world will’continue to receive pay in alignment with business as usual operations,’ memo States.
Apple temporarily closed all of its stores in China due to the coronavirus outbreak. The company restricted employee travel to areas most affected, including China, Italy, and South Korea.