SEATTLE - One of Seattle's largest employers says it hopes to have most of its workforce back in the office by the fall.
Both areas have suffered huge economic losses since the pandemic began. Businesses have also been impacted by destructive riots and protests that started in the summer of 2020 and have continued this year.
"Our plan is to return to an office-centric culture as our baseline," the company said in a memo. "We believe it enables us to invent, collaborate, and learn together most effectively."
Amazon Spheres outside of headquarters in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood (Q13 News photo)
Microsoft, another major Puget Sound employer, began bringing workers back to its Redmond office March 29. The company says employees have the option to to return to headquarters, continue working remotely or do a combination of both.
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