Apple is delaying its back-to-work plans by at least a month as COVID-19 cases continue to surge in many parts of the world, according to Bloomberg. Now, the company is hoping to return to the office by October.
Sources told Bloomberg that Apple will give them a month's notice before they are required to work in person. The company originally planned for employees to head back into offices for at least three days per week beginning in September, which prompted some backlash from employees who want more flexibility in their schedules.
Apple is the first major tech company to push back its in-person work plan, according to Bloomberg, as the pandemic continues to spread – this time involving a highly transmissible variant.