Yahoo Ends Employee Telecommuting

Monday, 25 Feb 2013 12:03 PM

By Cyrus Afzali

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Stressing the “need to be one Yahoo,” CEO Marissa Mayer has announced the company will no longer allow telecommuting and that starting in June all employees with work-from-home arrangements will be expected to work out of a company office.

“Being a Yahoo isn’t just about your day job, it is about the interactions and experiences that are possible only in our offices,” read a Yahoo Human Resources memo issued at the direction of Mayer that was leaked over the weekend by company employees.

The Wall Street Journal also reported that top Yahoo managers have been told there will be little flexibility on telecommuting and that the company expects employees to either comply with the new policy or leave. Yahoo, a multinational corporation, is based in Silicon Valley.

Yahoo employees, many of whom said they came to the company because it provided more flexible working accommodations, were reportedly upset by the memo. One called it “outrageous and a morale killer.”

Although the memo said “speed and quality are often sacrificed when we work at home,” a variety of research in recent years documents that home-based employees actually increase company efficiency and productivity.


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