Fb expects to reopen all its US workplaces by October, with plans to supply versatile work-related choices to workers, the social media platform mentioned on Wednesday.

The corporate additionally mentioned it was on monitor to reopen most of its US workplaces at 50 % capability by early September and that it was opening up distant work as an choice to all ranges throughout the corporate, beginning June 15.

“Fb’s workplace shall be extra versatile for these anticipated to return – steering is to be within the workplace no less than half the time,” the corporate mentioned.

The steering doesn’t have any impression on guidelines for contractor content material moderators, a Fb spokeswoman mentioned. The corporate had confronted criticism over the protection of bringing among the moderators, who evaluation delicate content material, again to its workplaces through the pandemic.

The COVID-19 pandemic has modified the best way companies and workers work, giving rise to a hybrid work mannequin, which is a component work-from-office and half distant.

As economies emerge from the depths of the pandemic, a number of corporations, together with Google and Microsoft, have given workers choices to decide on their work location and distant work preferences.

Whereas a few of Fb’s EMEA and APAC workplaces are already open, the corporate mentioned it might proceed to trace its Latin America (LATAM) workplaces.

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