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Description: With Labour Day in the rear-view mirror, many employers are calling for their employees to return to their offices, following the Covid-19 work from home phenomenon. Banks and large legal firms seem to be leading the way on this front, insisting that employees spend a certain number of days in the office, despite the failure of some earlier initiatives to get staff back in the building. Employers talk about the office location as an important part of building workplace culture, while employees have a natural reluctance to give up some of the flexibility over their schedules that has been present during two plus years of work from home.

Date: September 2, 2022

Source:  thestar.com

 Link: https://www.thestar.com/business/2022/09/02/remote-work-debate-intensifies-as-companies-mandate-return-to-office-after-labour-day.html?source=newsletter&utm_content=a07&utm_source=ts_nl&utm_medium=email

Discussion points:

1) What percentage of your work moved online during the pandemic?

2) Do you think that remote work has created difficulties in building workplace culture?

3) Page 1-16 & 17 of Wiley’s Managerial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision-Making discusses accounting careers in Canada. As you think about a career following graduation, how might prospects for remote work arrangements influence your decisions?

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