Apple cancels return to offices due to increased infections

Apple cancels return to offices due to increased infections
  • The greatest danger is in New York, which is why the authorities have resumed the use of face masks in open spaces and public transport.
  • To protect their workers, they will now continue their work from home.
  • Despite the pandemic, Apple remains the company with the highest brand value worldwide.

For more than two years, the world has been in the midst of one of the most serious health crises of modern times. Although progress is already being observed at this time, it would be a serious mistake to think that the Covid-19 pandemic is over. Most companies have already resumed their daily activities, but some have not yet fully taken this step. Such is the case of Manzanawhich canceled the face-to-face return to offices that he had agreed with his workers.

Nothing stops its economic growth

In that vein, not even the current crisis has been an impediment for Apple to remain one of the largest emporiums in the world. Based on Statista is the company with the highest brand value worldwide in 2022. Thanks to its 355 billion dollars, it ranks above others such as Amazon, Google and Microsoft.

In this regard, the technology giant founded in 1976 was one of the first companies to implement the remote work model when the health emergency. Since March 2020, this has been the work in all its branches around the world.

In part, it is a way to protect all employees of the brand. At the same time. It is also a way of being consistent with the company’s line of business. From the beginning, it has advocated the use of technology to carry out any type of activity.

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Regrowth in the United States already causes its first consequences

However, only in the United States did Apple publish the calendar for the return to offices of its employees. Based on the provisions, as of April 11, all workers would have to work two days a week in person. The return would be staggered until everyone complied with the new instructions.

The problem is that the United States is now in a new health crisis due to the increase in infections registered in recent weeks. For the same reason, today the company published a statement in which it completely cancels the hybrid work modality.

In this way, now all its elements in the American Union must continue their activities remotely until further notice. At the same time, it is a message that the pandemic is still active and there is a latent risk of new outbreaks.

In that sense, where there is greater danger is New York and even the authorities have already reversed the withdrawal of restrictions that had been announced at the beginning of the year. In this way, now all inhabitants must use face masks in open spaces and on public transport.

At the same time, some specialists point out that it is one of the consequences of accelerating the return to daily activities. Basic aspects such as hygiene and personal protection must continue regardless of the decisions of the authorities.

Similarly, receiving the vaccine and all the doses indicated by the authorities of each country should be an obligation for each person. In this way not only personal protection is achieved but also others are taken care of.