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Southwest Michigan companies adjust to in-person workforce

Whirlpool, LMC shift to hybrid work model with full return in the fall

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Parking lots are expected to fill up this summer, as thousands of Southwest Michigan employees return to the workplace following a 15-month hiatus.

Since June 1, workers who have been working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic were able to return to in-person work after 55 percent of the state’s adult population received at least one dose of the vaccine.

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Many employees at Whirlpool Corp.’s Global Headquarters are still working from home due to the pandemic.

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Wightman is using a hybrid model with employees working both from home and at the company’s Benton Harbor office.

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