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Visa extends work-from-home for majority of employees through 2020

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Visa will allow a majority of its workforce to work from home through 2020, according to chief executive officer Alfred Kelly Jr, mirroring similar moves from other fintech companies earlier in the week.

[BENGALURU] Visa will allow a majority of its workforce to work from home through 2020, according to chief executive officer Alfred Kelly Jr, mirroring similar moves from other fintech companies earlier in the week.

The world's largest payments network is looking at bringing employees back to offices on a site-by-site basis in stages, said Mr Kelly in a LinkedIn post on Tuesday.

The Covid-19 pandemic, which has so far infected more than 4.85 million people globally, has led to strict lockdowns in most countries and changed the way businesses function, with work-from-home emerging as the new norm.

Rival firm American Express said on Monday that a majority of their employees can continue working remotely for the rest of the year, while payments technology company Square offered most of its workforce the option to work from home permanently. 

REUTERS

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