ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Streamlining Work from Home

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The pandemic severely affected public health and caused unprecedented disruptions to economies and labour markets. Governments have implemented measures ranging from physical distancing, restrictions on movement and the closure of non-essential companies and undertakings, to the lockdown of entire cities in different parts of the world, including India. As the pandemic evolves, so do the measures governments take to address it.

According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), around 68% of the world’s total workforce, including 81% of employers, are currently living in countries with recommended or required workplace closures. In this new environment, employers have to be able to adapt and make contingency plans to respond to new measures as they arise. Many companies are exploring work from home (WFH) as a temporary or alternative working arrangement.

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