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Ford to Eliminate Individual Desks for Many Workers After Pandemic Subsides

Source: Fleet Management Weekly

Everything will look different when white-collar employees officially return to Ford Motor Co. offices after months of spending weekdays at home.

Many individual desks will be replaced with common spaces. And how work is done will change dramatically because thousands of workers are expected to remain remote, with supervisor approval. Workers will return to Ford properties only as assignments require.

In the months after the initial COVID-19 shutdown in 2020, employees packed up their workplace belongings last summer and took things home. There will be no need to bring anything back. Instead, the pandemic sped up a long-term plan of the 118-year-old automaker to consolidate offices and redesign the workplace.

Read the article at USA Today.

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