It's not just politicians who can be accused of stupidity in this. No a giant heap of stupid resides in manglement
The online furniture retailer Houzz Inc. told operations and administrative staff to come in while the rest of their colleagues went remote. “I have never felt more devalued or disposable as a worker,” said one Houzz worker. That employee, like others who spoke to Bloomberg News, requested anonymity for fear of losing their job. In a statement, the company confirmed that some employees have to work from offices that remain open but said those who expressed concern are able to speak with management or human resources “to find a solution.”
No story about manglement is complete without an elongated muskrat:
But there are cases in which a company deems itself—and at least part of its workforce—to be essential, requiring employees to take risks. On Wednesday, Tesla Inc. was awaiting final word on the status of its factory in Fremont, California, after Alameda County officials said it is not an essential business. Many employees have still been coming to work.
But, the corporate overlords assure us (in a conference call they attended remotely), it's not about them having a need for presenteeism, it's about solidarity
At American Airlines Inc., for instance, one employee said they were asked to work from the office “as an act of solidarity with frontline members.” A spokesperson said that work from home is allowed at the manager’s discretion and that the company has been working to ensure employees don’t feel pressured to come into the office.
It's not part of the article above, but did you realize that funko pops and videogame preorders are essential
during this time? Lots of us haven't, but thanks to GameStop manglement
, we can rest assured that our supply of these vital
items is secure.