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By Zain Asher, CNN

Yahoo's CEO is getting backlash for telling her employees they can no longer work from home.

You might sayhedge fund marketerand new mom Menka Lamba pulled a "Marissa Mayer" late last year.

"I was actually able to get a job when I was seven months pregnant and continue working right to the moment I gave birth, and even after I had the baby, 2 weeks after I was on the phone," said Lamba.

She definitely disagrees with the Yahoo CEO's latest move to put an end to its flexible working policy and make everyone come to the office.

"I don't know exactly what she's thinking. I'm sure she's got the best interest of the company and her employees in mind, but in my experience having that flexibility is helpful and you're able to continue to contribute and be productive," said Lamba.

The online backlash against Yahoo has been less polite, and decidedly one-sided on twitter. The consensus: Marissa Mayer has it all wrong.

"I think it's incredibly disappointing. I think it's incredibly backward thinking. And I think they're shooting themselves in the foot as they limp themselves into the future," said Jennifer Owens, Editorial Director, Working Mother Media.

Yahoo's ban will put the company in a clear minority.
While only about 10 percent of employees work from home on a regular basis, 98 percent of companies today offer employees at least one type of telecommuting option.

A 2012 analysis found flexible work policies led to increased worker productivity, higher retention rates, and better overall job performance.

"I once worked with a guy who played solitaire for four hours a day in my office. It doesn't matter where people are, it doesn't matter where people are working. It matters how they're working," says Owens.

"I was planning on going back to work anyway, so this isn't a full-time excursion for me, it's more allowing the flexibility to continue and not disrupt my work and disrupt my life," said Lamba.

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