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

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    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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