A week ago, Coinbase issued guidelines for all of its employees to monitor coronavirus and how the company would behave in case of quarantine. Working from home becomes an obligation for employees of giant crypto companies.
Work from home
Coronavirus discontinued services and supplies almost all over the world. The cryptocurrency industry is no exception. In China, the situation is critical, and some cryptocurrencies stop development altogether. This is the first time that crypto firms in the West have been affected.
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong reported on the new procedure on his Twitter. He also said that 40-70% of the world’s population can become infected.
An update on COVID-19. We're asking some employees to start working from home this week.https://t.co/RJo1KfcpCA— Brian Armstrong (@brian_armstrong) March 2, 2020
Working from home is not a complete solution, but it may help slow the growth of infections. https://t.co/yy3gAwFNsT
The San Francisco cryptocurrency exchange and development center is far from being the only one. A similar approach is followed by Messari, a company based in New York.