Teleworking during the COVID era was imposed in the vast majority of companies around us. But the problem has arrived precisely when the danger has disappeared and the companies They have wanted their workers to return to the office. We have already seen many stories of how there are people who quit their dream job because they were forced to return to the office, or companies like Amazon that do not stop pressuring their workers to return.
Although there are other very different stories, and also surprising ones. The last one we have known is related to Grindr, the popular application within the gay community, which has dispensed with 45% of its staff for not wanting to return to the office.
Grindr loses half of its staff for forcing them to give up teleworking
And according to what has been learned from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) union, the company asked all workers to return to the office at least 2 times a week. But due to the differences that existed between workers and the company, the result has been that 80 of the workers (out of a staff of 178) have been forced to resign from their jobs.
With this movement, there are few people left in the Grindr offices to be able to Ensure application support for security and stability. Experts point out that these decisions “have left Grindr dangerously understaffed and raise questions about the security and stability of the application for users.”
On the other hand, the CEO of Grindr has stressed that ‘a greater loss of personnel is expected’, which ‘will financially benefit the company in the short term’. And he wanted to highlight that The expenditure on personnel is really significant after the fees they have to pay to Google or Apple for its microtransactions.
But the problem is still present that with such a drastic reduction in staff there may be problems in the operation of the app. Although its CEO is clear when he states that You don’t need such a big team.. This reminds us a lot of the massive layoffs on Twitter after Musk’s arrival, where his support was also questioned by leaving the company without engineers or programmers.
Unfortunately, there are many companies that seek precisely for workers to resign from their jobs. This is positive for any company by precisely allowing them to not have to pay any type of compensatory remuneration for breaking the contract. There are many techniques for workers to end up getting bored and resign.
Source | Bloomberg
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