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Apple continues with return to work plan, denies staff requests to reconsider

Apple Park

Apple is reportedly sticking to its plan that workers return to Apple Park, and other officers, beginning in September.

A new internal Apple memo suggests that the company is not backing down from its decision that staff must return to work on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, from September. Wednesdays and Friday appear to remain as optional working from home days.

The news follows Apple's announcement, first in an email from CEO Tim Cook, then in a video by Deirdre O'Brien, senior vice president of retail and people. That was then followed by an open letter from staff asking that Apple reconsider.

Now, according to The Verge, an unspecified internal memo shows that Apple is not substantially altering its plans. Reportedly, it says that decisions over remote working will be made "on a case-by-case basis with any new remote positions requiring executive approval."

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