Shopify is giving its employees $1,000 to furnish their work-from-home setups with whatever gear they need because of the coronavirus

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Employees at Shopify, the e-commerce platform, are among hundreds of thousands who have been ordered to work from home amid efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus. A source familiar with the matter told Business Insider that Shopify has given its employees $1,000 each to furnish their home set-ups with whatever equipment needed to work remotely. Employees were also told they are allowed to take home any office equipment, including computer monitors, they need to do their jobs. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Employees of e-commerce platform Shopify are getting $1,000 each to buy what they need to work from home amid growing efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Shopify has directed all employees — who total more than 5,000 people in 11 different countries — to work from home starting March 16. According to a source familiar with the matter, the e-commerce platform has given each of its employees a stipend to pay for any office equipment they need to set up a workspace for remote work.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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