Steve Huffman CEO, Reddit, delivers remarks on ‘Redesigning Reddit’ throughout the third day of Internet Summit in Altice Enviornment on November 08, 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal.
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Reddit stated Tuesday it will not decrease pay for workers who select to maneuver out of high-cost cities following the coronavirus pandemic. Meaning workers shall be compensated as in the event that they stay in locations like San Francisco, the place Reddit is headquartered, even when they transfer to a less expensive locale.
“To assist workers to stay the place they wish to and do their greatest work, we’re eliminating geographic compensation zones within the US,” the corporate said in a blog post. “We consider that is the appropriate stability of flexibility and assist for workers, recognizing the numerous tradeoffs individuals take into account when deciding the place to stay.”
The social media firm may even enable workers to decide on between working in individual, remotely or a mixture of each. Reddit stated the brand new coverage will exclude employees who’ve roles that should be carried out in individual.
“We’re reimagining the way forward for our workplace area to assist these group members who shall be within the workplace 1-5 days per week,” the corporate stated. “Think about: informal and occasional shop-style seating, non-public area for heads-down focusing, bigger bookable assets and collaboration areas for groups to strategically meet IRL, and no extra mounted desks—we’ll have neighborhoods for groups to assemble and bookable desks for workers working within the workplace.”
Extra corporations are beginning to take into account distant work as a extra everlasting choice as a result of pandemic. Twitter and Square are letting workers earn a living from home “perpetually,” whereas Microsoft stated employees can have more flexibility to earn a living from home. Nevertheless, some corporations, like Facebook and Stripe, have stated they’d adjust pay based mostly on their new areas.