We will continue to put employee health first and follow local government guidance, an Amazon spokesman said in an email. Employees who are able to do their jobs effectively at home are welcome to continue to do so until June 30, 2021.
Amazon has previously said that employees will be able to work at home until early 2021. The uncertainty of school reopening makes it more difficult for employees with school-age children to return to work.
Alphabets Google announced a few months ago that it would continue to allow employees to work from home until July 2021. Technology companies such as Facebook, twitter and square have told employees they can telecommuting permanently if they want to.