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| 04 March, 2021, 07:56 AM IST | E-Paper

    Shifting to a small town for work from home? A pay cut may tag along

    Companies may start reimbursing new components, including WiFi and other infrastructure costs to their employees, say experts, and remove allowances like transport.


    HR experts and consultancies feel under new rules, salary change for some WFH employees may be likely. And if and when formalised, new rules may see employers save 20-25% of cost per small town WFH employee.

    New Delhi: Moving to a small town to work from home? You may see a salary cut. Companies in the services sectors have begun evaluating the option of salary reduction for employees who opt to move to smaller towns from metros and tier-I cities, as stakeholder discussions begin on the labour ministry’s draft rules on the service sector’s work from home norms. Sectors that may see such salary rejig are IT/ITeS, financial services and professional
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