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Restless, apathetic, unsettled: remote work has left SA languishing

Staff at one company to get a ‘spring break’ of an extra week’s leave to rest, recharge and rejuvenate

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Zoom fatigue. Distractions. Backache. Long working hours. Covid-19 fatigue. Indifference. Burnout.

Sound familiar? These are the issues employees working remotely from home under the “new normal” are grappling with in SA. And many are taking strain. 

Recognising the challenges of working remotely and the pandemic, mobile operator MTN has elected to give employees an extra week off work, over and above their annual leave days...

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