Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Says No More Working From Home

ABC News' David Muir on whether telecommuting causes distractions.
1:22 | 02/26/13

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The ceo of yahoo!, Telling workers they can no longer have those flexible schedules that allow them to work from home. We wanted to know what you make of it all. We hope you'll listen to this and weigh in tonight. 37-year-old marissa mayer taking over the helm at yahoo! Last year. On the day she accepted the job, she announced she was pregnant. She made headlis again, by taking just two weeks maternity leave, before returning to work. Tonight, she's back in the news again, this time, causing a firestorm. Telling employ eaches, men and women, no working from home. Yahoo! Had allowed it, flexible scheduling, to help its employees work around their own schedules at home. Now, this memo from yahoo!'S hr. "To become the absolute best place to work, communication and collaboration will be important. So, we need to be working side-by-side." TONIGHT, OTHER CEOs WEIGHING IN. Richard branson tweeting, give people the freedom of where to work and they will excel. But tina brown of the daily beast arguing the other side. Cheers for marissa mayer for making staff show up at the office. The debate coming as more moms and dads take advantage of flexible schedules. Nearly 10% of americans now work from home at least once a week. But soon, at yahoo!, No longer. We did reach out to yahoo! For comment, they told us, "we do not discuss internal matters," and ceadded, "this is what's right for yahoo! Right now."

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