(Reuters) – U.S. carrier AT&T Inc (N:) on Friday asked its employees to work from home amid rising fears of the coronavirus, joining a list of tech majors working to curb the spread.
“Starting Monday and continuing until further notice, I’m asking that everybody who can get their job done from home … do so,” Chief Executive Randall Stephenson said in a message to employees.
“We will be taking additional safeguards and implementing new procedures and policies to help protect you from the virus.”
Earlier, tech giants including Microsoft Corp (O:), Twitter Inc (N:), Alphabet Inc’s (O:) Google, Amazon.com (O:) and Apple Inc (O:) had asked employees to work from home.
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