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Pekerja di Inggris Dipaksa Kembali Bekerja di Kantor

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Rabu, 16 Sep 2020 13:40 WIB

London - Pemerintah dan perusahaan di Inggris mengharuskan para pekerja kembali bekerja di kantor. Para karyawan enggan dan menuntut jam kerja yang lebih fleksibel.

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: A member of the public walks through the Canary Wharf business district on September 14, 2020 in London, England. Many companies with headquarters in London's city centre have only a fraction of their total workforces back in the office, and nearby service-sector businesses are feeling the effects of decreased foot traffic. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Pekerja kota berjalan melalui Pasar Leadenhall, London, Inggris, Senin (14/9/2020) waktu setempat.  

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: A member of the public walks through the Canary Wharf business district on September 14, 2020 in London, England. Many companies with headquarters in London's city centre have only a fraction of their total workforces back in the office, and nearby service-sector businesses are feeling the effects of decreased foot traffic. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Setengah dari 30 juta pekerja di Inggris harus bekerja dari rumah selama pandemi COVID-19. Bahkan 9 juta pekerja lainnya dipaksa cuti oleh perusahaan berdasarkan Badan Statistik Negara.  

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: A member of the public walks through the Canary Wharf business district on September 14, 2020 in London, England. Many companies with headquarters in London's city centre have only a fraction of their total workforces back in the office, and nearby service-sector businesses are feeling the effects of decreased foot traffic. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Para karyawan yang berkerja dari rumah mengikuti imbauan pemerintah untuk mencegah penyebaran virus Corona.  

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: A member of the public walks through the Canary Wharf business district on September 14, 2020 in London, England. Many companies with headquarters in London's city centre have only a fraction of their total workforces back in the office, and nearby service-sector businesses are feeling the effects of decreased foot traffic. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Kini pemerintah setempat serta perusahaan mengharapkan agar para karyawan untuk kembali bekerja di kantor setelah dirasa pendemi mulai mereda.  

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: A member of the public walks through the Canary Wharf business district on September 14, 2020 in London, England. Many companies with headquarters in London's city centre have only a fraction of their total workforces back in the office, and nearby service-sector businesses are feeling the effects of decreased foot traffic. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Namun, karyawan enggan kembali bekerja di kantor. Setelah hampir enam bulan bekerja dari rumah, para pekerja ini menuntut jam kerja yang lebih fleksibel.  

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: A member of the public walks through the Canary Wharf business district on September 14, 2020 in London, England. Many companies with headquarters in London's city centre have only a fraction of their total workforces back in the office, and nearby service-sector businesses are feeling the effects of decreased foot traffic. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Pemerintah dan pengusaha menjadikan kondisi perekonomian di pusat kota yang masih sepi menjadi alasan untuk mengharuskan para karyawan kembali bekerja dari rumah.  

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: A member of the public walks through the Canary Wharf business district on September 14, 2020 in London, England. Many companies with headquarters in London's city centre have only a fraction of their total workforces back in the office, and nearby service-sector businesses are feeling the effects of decreased foot traffic. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Sebelumnya, Perdana Menteri Inggris, Boris Johnson, mengklaim bahwa perekonomian Inggris mulai naik lantaran pekerja kembali bekerja di kantor dalam jumlah besar. Meskipun pertanyaan tersebut tidak didasari dengan bukti dan data yang jelas.  

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: A member of the public walks through the Canary Wharf business district on September 14, 2020 in London, England. Many companies with headquarters in London's city centre have only a fraction of their total workforces back in the office, and nearby service-sector businesses are feeling the effects of decreased foot traffic. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Di sisi lain, media-media Inggris menyatakan pusat kota Inggris justru terlihat seperti kota hantu karena para pekerja enggan kembali ke kantor.  

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: A member of the public walks through the Canary Wharf business district on September 14, 2020 in London, England. Many companies with headquarters in London's city centre have only a fraction of their total workforces back in the office, and nearby service-sector businesses are feeling the effects of decreased foot traffic. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Pro kontra karyawan kembali ke kantor pun terus bergulir. Anggota Kebijakan Kesehatan, Keselamatan & Kesejahteraan Kongres Serikat Pekerja Inggris, Shelly Asquith, mengatakan ada pandangan mengenai para karyawan bahwa yang bekerja di rumah tidak benar-benar bekerja.  

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 14: A member of the public walks through the Canary Wharf business district on September 14, 2020 in London, England. Many companies with headquarters in London's city centre have only a fraction of their total workforces back in the office, and nearby service-sector businesses are feeling the effects of decreased foot traffic. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Padahal, di balik kembali bekerja di kantor, ada nyawa yang dipertaruhkan.  

Pekerja di Inggris Dipaksa Kembali Bekerja di Kantor
Pekerja di Inggris Dipaksa Kembali Bekerja di Kantor
Pekerja di Inggris Dipaksa Kembali Bekerja di Kantor
Pekerja di Inggris Dipaksa Kembali Bekerja di Kantor
Pekerja di Inggris Dipaksa Kembali Bekerja di Kantor
Pekerja di Inggris Dipaksa Kembali Bekerja di Kantor
Pekerja di Inggris Dipaksa Kembali Bekerja di Kantor
Pekerja di Inggris Dipaksa Kembali Bekerja di Kantor
Pekerja di Inggris Dipaksa Kembali Bekerja di Kantor
Pekerja di Inggris Dipaksa Kembali Bekerja di Kantor