Facebook is giving every one of its workers a $1,000 reward to help bolster them during the facebook coronavirus flare-up.
The reward is intended to help representatives who are working remotely with extra costs, for example, setting up home workplaces or spending on childcare, the organization revealed to CNN Business.
The news was first revealed by The Information, refering to an interior update sent by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday.
Facebook has around 45,000 workers around the world. The $1,000 reward may be accessible to full-time representatives and not temporary workers, as indicated by a source acquainted with the issue. The organization said not long ago that it would keep on paying hourly specialists, for example, janitors and cafeteria laborers, their standard wages regardless of decreased working hours.
Facebook’s middle yearly compensation in 2018 was $228,651, as indicated by a documenting with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Large tech organizations have actualized remote working requests to fluctuating degrees as the coronavirus keeps on spreading. A week ago, Twitter (TWTR) made telecommuting obligatory for its whole worldwide workforce, while Google (GOOGL) asked representatives in North America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East to work remotely. Facebook (FB) and Amazon (AMZN) have not made telecommuting obligatory yet are urging workers to do as such if their occupations permit it.
Beside the reward to its workers, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said the organization will spend an extra $100 million to help private companies across 30 nations who have been affected by the coronavirus. Organizations can apply to get some bit of that cash through money awards or promotion credits, the organization said.