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A ‘Big Four’ firm will allow 40,000 employees to work from home

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Crain’s New York BusinessEmployers looking to establish parameters for remote workThe children who unexpectedly guest-starred on so many pandemic videoconferences are apt to play a much smaller role in the post-Covid work-from-home world. With hybrid schedules and remote work expected to continue even after the pandemic ends, U.S. companies are moving from Covid stopgaps to setting parameters for employees seeking flexibility. Chief among them, according to labor lawyers, are rules ensuring that someone else will take care of the kids during the workday.

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Donovan Larsen

Donovan is a columnist and associate editor at the Dark News. He has written on everything from the politics to diversity issues in the workplace.

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