Nissan’s and Mazda’s U.S. division announced that they had ordered their employees to work from home following the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Mazda’s US division also announced that it will temporarily ban all domestic and international business travel. Previously, when traveling to countries with a risk of transmission of the coronavirus, they were required to work from home for 14 days after returning.
In addition, Mazda’s US division has temporarily refused visitors to all offices and facilities. Employees are encouraged to stay in touch and hold meetings online.
Mazda’s US division will watch announcements from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and provide regular guidance to employees, and according to Nissan’s U.S. division; the announcement is intended to reduce the risk of spread of the coronavirus.