Citi declares 'Zoom-Free' Fridays amid pandemic work fatigue

New York (AFP) – Citi will institute “Zoom-Free Fridays” and establish an employee day-off in May as firms seek to restore work-life balance amid the pandemic, the bank’s new chief executive announced Tuesday. Jane Fraser, who took over the top job at Citi earlier this month, said in a note to employees she wants to “reset” life at work in light of complaints of non-stop work days during the pandemic when employees labor at home and participate in non-stop digital meetings. “After listening to colleagues around the world, it became apparent we need to combat the ‘Zoom fatigue’ that many of us …

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