More and more people only want to work from home, as US companies like Google agree. But there is a catch: those who leave the expensive city should also earn less. A model for Germany?
By Claus Hulverscheidt and Jürgen Schmieder
How it sounds A house in the country, a view of the garden, work on the terrace. No more office, no more traffic jams, far from city noise and horrible rents. It’s a promise that seems so appealing to tens of thousands of American workers that they’ve asked their bosses to leave their home offices for good. Google alone has received 4,500 applications and 3,825 have already been approved.