Work from home is the new normal as employers struggle to make the daily grind work

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For many office workers, it’s back to the grind. But it’s not exactly back to the office. And it probably won’t be.

We’re coming up on two years since COVID-19 forced a work-from-home revolution as governments asked people to stay away from public spaces to slow the spread of the disease.

Even when outbreaks waned – and in states and territories that have barely required restrictions and lockdowns – workers have largely declined to return to office desks full-time.

Companies may want to force their workforce back into a 2019 straight-jacket model of 9-to-5, Monday to Friday, at the desk.

But with extreme labour pressure on employers – making it essentially a seller’s market for people interested in a new job – it’s not going to happen.

Welcome to #WFH forever. Kind of.

Full ABC News story here

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