Google staff were told on Wednesday that they need to return to the office from April 4, with the Silicon Valley company adopting a hybrid model with three days in the office and two days working from wherever they chose.
John Casey, vice president of global benefits at Google, wrote to employees outlining the plan in an email obtained by The Wall Street Journal.
‘Our hybrid model balances the best of being together in person and being anywhere – where teams can intentionally come together to collaborate and connect in the office, and spend the other days working from wherever best suits their needs,’ Casey wrote.
The move is just the latest twist in the saga of returning to the office – and comes after Google in the fall announced staff could apply to work remotely, and take a pay cut as a result of moving away from the costly coastal cities.
It was unclear whether those agreed deals would remain in place, or whether those workers would also be called back to work.
Google is yet to…