COVID: Pandemic-Related Questions Arise a Month Ahead of Tax DayWith the IRS filing deadline now a month away, many Bay Area taxpayers are navigating some of the most unusual circumstances for tax preparation in recent memory.
COVID: Salesforce Says Most Employees Can WFH Once Offices Reopen - '9-To-5 Workday Is Dead'Declaring the 9-to-5 workday dead, San Francisco-based computing giant Salesforce announced that most employees could work from home at least some of the time, once COVID-19 restrictions ease.
COVID Work From Home: Google Delays Return To Office Until At Least SeptemberGoogle employees won't be returning to the office until September. And when they do, the Mountain View-based tech giant might not be going five days a week.
Bay Area Leaders Push Back On Climate Plan's 60% Work From Home MandateSan Francisco Mayor London Breed and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo on Wednesday joined Bay Area state leaders in raising concerns about the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's Plan Bay Area 2050.
'Desks Are The New Toilet Paper;' Needed Furniture For Makeshift Home Classrooms, Offices Sold OutAn apparent shortage of desks and tables in the Bay Area has families scouring stores and emptying shelves, in search of ways to construct makeshift classrooms and offices in their homes during the pandemic lockdown, now entering its seventh month.
Survey: Commuters Who Switched To Remote Work From Home Due To COVID-19 Saving Billions Of DollarsIf the pandemic shutdown has you working from home in the Bay Area, you have are saving thousands of dollars not commuting. In fact, a new survey says since switch to remote work last March, U.S. workers have more than $90 billion.
San Jose Unified Allows Teachers To Work From Home In Last-Minute ReversalThe San Jose Unified School District has reversed a decision requiring all teachers to teach from their classrooms, a day before classes were set to begin under distance learning due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Project Home: Luxury Home Sales Rebound In New Pandemic Work-From-Home CultureLuxury home sales have hit a record high, all thanks to the work-from-home culture. Realtors say the wine country has gone from a second home market to a primary home market overnight.
Air District Asks Employers To Extend Work From Home With 'Cut The Commute Pledge'The Bay Area Air Quality Management District along with Santa Clara County asked Bay Area employers to sign the "Cut the Commute Pledge."
Zuckerberg Says Half Of Facebook Employees Might Work RemotelyAs many as 50% of Facebook employees could be working remotely within the next five to 10 years, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday.
Square Joins Twitter In Allowing Employees To Work From Home IndefinitelyEmployees at mobile payments company Square will be allowed to work from home indefinitely, even after restrictions related to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic are lifted.