Pandemic health concerns aside, the concept of hybrid or remote work was always about leverage and that leverage is shifting toward the employer, according to Michael J. Romer, Managing Partner of Romer Debbas LLP.

He tells that companies are absolutely scaling back on hiring remote employees. And new data from LinkedIn bears that out.

“Simply put, in many industries, there is little to no need to hire a remote employee when there is a substantial pool of candidates out there who are willing to report to the office full time,” Romer says.

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