How widespread working from home could change the labour market | ABC News

Millions of Australians have found themselves setting up a makeshift home office in the last few weeks.

For some it’s an annoyance, for others an excuse to not wear pants, and for some it’s their only option.

And experts say the overnight change in Australian working habits is comparable to World War II, when governments drafted women into jobs traditionally held by men.

And like then, women stand to benefit from the new working arrangements.

Ben Knight reports.

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