The Flexibility Variant
Labor, Employment and Benefits attorney Valerie Brown spoke with the Philadelphia Business Journal about the variation in plans for companies to return to on-site work. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, concern over the legal ramifications of vaccine mandates have been replaced by fear of losing talented employees. Requiring employees to return to the office for a set number of days has largely been replaced by encouraging workers to do so. The most common plans are following hybrid models where employees go into the office two or three days a week, allowing more flexibility with schedules.
"We have clients who are concerned about retention so they are looking at it more through various teams rather than the whole office," Brown said. "They are letting managers decide what’s best for their team in many cases."
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