- 39% of employers who responded to a Digital.com survey about remote workers say that they will fire the employees that don’t return to the office.
- The surveyed employers who were most likely to fire workers belong to the IT, finance and advertising industries.
- Only 10% of the employers surveyed were willing to make the switch to full-time remote work as a permanent option for their workers.
Orlando Sentinel writes:
“ORLANDO, Fla. — Employers responding to a survey about remote workers say they will fire employees if they don’t return to the office.
A new survey from Digital.com shows employers and employees are not on the same page when working from home.
Digital surveyed 1,500 small business owners.
50% of employees said most workers worked on-site full-time, 18% had a hybrid schedule for in-person/remote working. 38% said they had a primarily remote workforce and, as such, were eliminated from the rest of the survey.
According to the survey, a large portion of employers wants employees back in the office. Thirty-nine percent said they expect everyone to return to the office, 20% will let employees choose, and 17% will make hybrid schedules permanent.
Only 10% are making the switch to full-time remote work a permanent fixture.
Thirty-nine percent of employers said if employees don’t come back to work on-site, they will fire them…”
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