BUSINESS | Visa Extends Work-From-Home For Majority Of Employees Through 2020

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Visa Inc will allow a majority of its workforce to work from home through 2020, according to Chief Executive Officer Alfred Kelly Jr., mirroring similar moves from other fintech companies earlier in the week.

The world’s largest payments networks is looking at bringing employees back to offices on a site-by-site basis in stages, said Kelly in a LinkedIn post on Tuesday.

The COVID-19 pandemic, which has so far infected more than 4.85 million people, globally, has led to strict lockdowns in most countries and changed the way businesses function, with work-from-home emerging as the new norm.

Rival firm American Express Co said on Monday that a majority of their employees can continue working remotely for the rest of the year, while payments technology company Square Inc offered most of its workforce the option to work from home permanently.


NEWS ALERT | Saudi Crown Prince Condoles President Of France On Death Of Former President

Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, has sent a cable of condolence to President Emmanuel Macron of the Republic of France on the death of former President Valery Giscard d’Estaing of France. In his cable, HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman expressed profound sorrow  … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Crown Prince Condoles President Of France On Death Of Former President

CORONAVIRUS | Ex-President Would Get Vaccine Publicly To Boost Confidence

NEW YORK – – Three former presidents say they’d be willing to take a coronavirus vaccine publicly, once one becomes available, to encourage all Americans to got inoculated against a disease that has already killed more than 275,000 people nationwide. Former President Barack Obama said during an episode of Sirius XM’s ‘The Joe Madison Show’, … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | Ex-President Would Get Vaccine Publicly To Boost Confidence

TRAVEL | Austria To Allow Christmas Skiing But Many Restrictions Stay

MILAN – – Austria will allow skiing to start on Dec.24, but will limit the capacity of ski lifts and keep restaurants, bars and hotels largely closed until early January, officials said Wednesday. It also will require many people entering the country over the Christmas period to go into quarantine. Though lockdown measures took effect … Continue reading TRAVEL | Austria To Allow Christmas Skiing But Many Restrictions Stay

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