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Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

Old 03-21-20, 07:59 PM
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Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

So just wanted to ask, are you still working in the office, working remotely or unfortunately stuck at home as your office/company has shut down due to the current situation?

I'm stuck at home due to California's directive for non-essential businesses. I was told that we would get paid, so we'll see.
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Re: Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

Working from home, as is my wife. We typically work from home 2-3 days a week anyway, and there’ve been weeks at a time where we’d work from home even without a pandemic, so that end of it is nothing all that unusual.

The near-entirety of our parent corporation’s employees are working remotely.
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Re: Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

I'm usually working from home. My workplace is mostly shut down, but they still allow people that are considered essential personnel. I am on the essential personnel list, but it was made clear that I should only physically come to work if I have to do something that cannot be done remotely.

My wife is working from home. It isn't mandatory, but strongly encouraged.

My son's school is closed. The teacher is sending us the material our son needs to learn, and we're trying to make sure he's keeping up.
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Re: Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

Worked from home starting Friday March 13, and my county and metro just enacted a shelter in place ordinance for 30 days, so that's what I'll be doing.

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Re: Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

I'm working from home, as long as international trade continues, we still have lots of work to do, and luckily it can be done remotely these days.

My wife works at a restaurant and unfortunately is laid off right now as the restaurant is temporarily (hopefully!) closed. She should have no problem getting unemployment at least, plus the government in Canada will be giving out some extra money soon.
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Re: Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

My office is moving 90% of the staff to work from home. I don't have to work from home (a bank is critical infrastructure), but I have all the equipment to do it, so I'm doing so.
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Working from home since 3/12, but right now on a technical "vacation." Work from home will resume 3/31.

But, judging by all my asshole neighbors out and about, noise, and activity, it seems nobody but I am obeying the "stay at home" directive from our Governor. My neighbors seem to be so clueless, entitled and stupid, the situation is hopeless.

The last 3-4 days, however were a *little* more quiet, but today, it's just nuts with frenzied activity like cooped up ants in an anthill suddenly out on a reprieve. Furious activity, cars going up and down the street, etc.

I haven't been out of the house since 3/11.
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Working from home. Love not having to get ready in the morning, as I’m sure everyone does.

Gets boring in the afternoon, since I get my work completed faster when nobody is bothering me.
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Re: Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

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The last 3-4 days, however were a *little* more quiet, but today, it's just nuts with frenzied activity like cooped up ants in an anthill suddenly out on a reprieve. Furious activity, cars going up and down the street, etc.

I haven't been out of the house since 3/11.
That sucks. By my place they have been having "pool parties" since they are "sheltering in place." Yeah, we are pretty much fucked. This thing is going to spread easily.
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By my place they have been having "pool parties" since they are "sheltering in place."
Same story in my subdivision.
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Re: Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

I’ve gone from running sleep studies to working the sick line call center in the hospital basement. I’m not sure how long they’ll even keep this open, so I’m going to get what hours I can while I can. I’ve got 3 weeks of vacation time built up and after that no income.
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Still working in the office... that may change next week, we’ll see.
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Re: Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

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Working from home. Love not having to get ready in the morning, as I’m sure everyone does.

Gets boring in the afternoon, since I get my work completed faster when nobody is bothering me.
Yeah, the good part is not having to get ready and drive to work, but man it is getting boring fast. My wife and kids are stuck at home too, and I'm usually holed up alone in my "office" for a lot of the day, I miss shooting the shit with coworkers.
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I've been trying like hell to get out of my current government job the last several because it's such a toxic atmosphere with the asshole from hell boss. Now, I think God was looking out for me by failing so many job interviews so I would have to stay put. Thankful to have a job that will let me stay home and still get paid. I just have to be on call if they need me to come in. Even if they let me go, I still have 6 weeks of vacation they would pay me.
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Re: Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

Was in the office as of Friday, with half staff at home but Monday we’ll officially be all at home.
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Re: Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

I work in food manufacturing so we are still plugging away. It’s slowed down the past three days but i expect things to pick back up.
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Re: Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

Work in a hospital, so no home break here.
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Re: Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

Work from home.
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Re: Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

I've been working from home the last 4+ years, and haven't stepped foot in the office in 19 months.

So I've been in self-isolation long before Covid-19 came along.

My firm has over 300k employees and the vast majority are working from home now.
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Re: Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

We’ve been “strongly encouraged” to work remotely for the last week. I’ve been working from home but our VPN has been overloaded and I haven’t been able to get ALL my work done. I’ve made a couple short trips to the office.

On Friday we we given a heads up that a memo would come out today saying the office was going to be closed and we’d have to work from home.
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Re: Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

I'm a stay-at-home dad with 2 kids (5 & 2) and a doctor wife, so I guess you could say work has picked up quite a bit in the last week.
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Seattle area - been working at home the better part of the last three weeks. Kids off school until end of April at earliest.
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Re: Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

I already work from home, (my department moved to Philly 2 years ago but they allowed me to work remote from NY), so no change in my work environment except that now all my co-workers work from home as well due to the virus.

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My firm has over 300k employees and the vast majority are working from home now.
You must not work in car insurance.
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Re: Are you working in the office, remotely or stuck at home due to Covid-19?

Really? According to the poll, BlueLightSpecial is self employed? Doing what?

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