Tina Bussone Quoted in “As fewer U.S. employees work remotely, Central Mass. businesses see benefits in the option, particularly for women who often have busier home lives” in the Worcester Business Journal
The shift to remote work during the pandemic changed office routines in an unprecedented way. For women workers especially, increased flexibility and remote employment options have created new possibilities for balancing work and family responsibilities. Today, some employers are requiring workers to return to the office while others have made lasting changes. Tina Bussone, Bowditch’s Executive Director, discussed the firm’s hybrid work policy with the Worcester Business Journal.
Tina stated that that firm asks for three days a week in the office from its attorneys and four days from staff. In addition, each year every employee can take two remote weeks in a row, and the firm is willing to make exceptions to its on-site policy for special circumstances, like a worker caring for an ailing family member. “Once you have a workforce that is accustomed to a certain level of flexibility, it would be hard to completely take it away,” Tina said. “If your employees are happy, they’re going to do a better job at work.”
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