Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: Businesses respond to red alert, many workers told to stay home

A NZ Herald article.

Many businesses have told their staff to work from home after New Zealand moved back into the red Covid setting while others are giving people a choice.

While some large corporates today shifted to a staff off-site model, others said they were operating under more of a hybrid system, meaning a limited number of staff would work from the office.

The red setting allows businesses to remain open and domestic travel to continue, but includes mask-wearing and gathering restrictions to under 100 to help slow the spread of the virus and keep pressure off our health system.

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