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.
Facebook, Google Among Tech Companies To Let Employees Work From Home Through 2020A growing number of big tech companies are telling employees they can continue to work from home until the fall or even through the end of the year.
Coronavirus Update: Facebook Canceling Gatherings With 50 Or More Until June 2021Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said they are slowing plans to return employees to the office and canceling events with 50 or more people well into next year due to coronavirus.
NASA Ames Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus; Employees Told To Work RemotelyAn employee at NASA's Ames Research Center tested positive for coronavirus and the whole center has been put on a mandatory telework status until further notice, NASA officials said Sunday.
Vermont Will Pay People $10,000 To Move There And Work RemotelyCalling all remote workers: Vermont has a deal for you.
Yahoo CEO Puts An End To TelecommutingHigh tech workers say working from home is nothing more than part of the Silicon Valley culture. But, that appears to be changing - at least for Yahoo employees, who have been told to start working in the office by June 2013 - or quit.