The Dutch government continues to advise people working in the Netherlands to work from home as much as possible, but a new study shows that by the end of 2021, 75% of workers were already in the office. I was back.
Dutch workers no longer work full time at home
In the fourth edition of the NEA-COVID-19 study, which the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) investigated the behavior of more than 8,000 employees last November and December, about three-quarters of workers are already in the country. Returned to the office at the end of 2021 as he headed for another complete blockade.
57% told TNO that they returned to the office full-time, and 18% split the time between work and home office. The remaining 25% continued to work full-time at home.
COVID-19 has a serious long-term impact on how businesses operate and how people work, and the majority of survey respondents said that the coronavirus pandemic “permanently” balances their work and life. I changed it. ” A staggering 80% of those involved in the TNO survey said they would like to continue working (partially) from their home after the pandemic.
Workplace compliance with COVID-19 rules is declining
After living with COVID-19 for almost two years, TNO found that before Christmas holidays, the number of people observing government rules and restrictions was significantly reduced. Last spring, more than 50% of survey respondents said they wore face masks at work, but this number dropped to less than 40% in November and December.
In addition, at least one-third of employees who worked part-time in the office admitted that they were not at home if they had symptoms of COVID-19, and nearly 40% were unable to maintain a distance of 1.5 meters. I said that there are many cases. They themselves and their colleagues.
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The majority of Dutch employees return to the office despite work-at-home advice
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