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By Vinershea | Nov 04, 2020 06:47 PM

There is good news for IT company Wipro employees amid the Work From Home (WFH) crisis. The company has asked its employees in India and the United States to work from home till January 18, 2021.

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This big news comes at a time when the Covid-19 pandemic remains unabated, especially in countries like India and the US. 

According to an Economic Times report, the Bengaluru-based IT services firm wrote to employees about the extension of WFH. The company also shared other guidelines for those who need to go to office as they remain unchanged until January next year.

it major wipro tells employees to return to office next year wfh

“During these trying times, our paramount focus remains the safety and wellbeing of our employees. The virus has impacted some countries more than others,” chief operating officer Bhanumurthy B and chief human resources officer Saurabh Govil wrote in an email to employees. Meanwhile, Wipro said it would take decisions on WFH for other countries depending on the situation.

“Given the current situation, we have decided to extend work from home for employees in India and in the US until January 18, 2021. We will take a decision on other countries depending on the pandemic situation, local guidelines and customer requirements,” Bhanumurthy and Govil said in the email.

it major wipro tells employees to return to office next year wfh

Currently, Wipro has more than 1,85,000 people, with most of them working across India. Since the nationwide lockdown began in March, Indian IT services firms such as Wipro, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys, HCL Tech and others have asked more than 90 percent of their employees to work from home. 

Wipro said it has approval for allowing employees to work from home, as the technology services company told its employees that “all support and non-billable employees, including those who are currently not engaged in any projects, are advised to work from home after consulting their respective managers.”

it major wipro tells employees to return to office next year wfh

"Our paramount focus is on the safety and wellbeing of our employees. As of now, nearly 98 percent of our employees are working from home. Majority of our employees are engaged in projects where we have customer approvals in place to work from home,” a Wipro spokesperson told ET. 

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