Companies are starting to summon workers back, though many employees prefer more flexible office schedules
After 16 months of enduring remote work as a viable pandemic-era solution, many CEOs have a message for their staff: Enough.
At healthcare products maker Abbott Laboratories, executives told corporate employees to return to the company’s headquarters near Chicago this month.
In Pontiac, Mich., the 200-acre campus of lender United Wholesale Mortgage is full again after the company brought nearly 9,300 employees back five days a week as of mid-July.
Office attendance at CenterPoint Energy Inc., a Houston company that delivers electric power in Texas, is back to pre-pandemic levels. The company told all corporate employees to return to its headquarters downtown in June after asking some senior-level employees to return last year.