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Facebook’s contractors reportedly still required to work in offices amidst coronavirus concerns

 

As the coronavirus continues to spread, growing concern has prompted many tech companies to ask — or even straight up require — their employees to work from home.

Once such company is Facebook, which is allowing all employees across the globe to voluntarily work from home, provided they’re able to do their job remotely. This mandate allows Facebook’s employees to stay home until April 10, limiting their risk of contracting or transmitting the coronavirus.

However, not every worker from Facebook is an employee. The company also uses thousands of contractors supplied via various providers such as Accenture and WiPro. And according to a report by The Intercept on Thursday, some of these contract workers aren’t being allowed to work from home despite the current health threat.  Read more…

 

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