Wipro, one of the largest software companies, has fired 300 of its employees for working with the company as well as one of its competitors. Moonlighting is the work of employees working for two companies simultaneously. Wipro Chairman Rishad Premji said that moonlighting is a major violation of the company’s policy.
Premji’s tell “Some people are working directly with Wipro as well as one of our competitors and we have tracked down 300 such employees in the last few months.” He said that these employees have been terminated for violating the company’s policy. Moonlighting means doing another job secretly. Premji said, “As a transparency, people can give information about being part of a band or working on a project on the weekend. It is an open conversation and one can decide whether it is okay or not. “
“It will not be tolerated for an employee to work with Wipro as well as its competitor. Even if the competitor comes to know about this situation, he will feel the same way,” he said. Even before the Corona epidemic, some workers associated with the software industry made moonlighting a means of increasing their income. During Corona it became easy to do this from work from home.
Infosys, the country’s second largest software company, has also taken a tough stand against Moonlighting. The company recently said in a message to employees, “No double timing, no moonlighting.” Infosys had clarified that dual employment is not allowed under the company’s policy. Infosys had said in an email to employees that any breach of the company’s terms and conditions would result in disciplinary action and could include termination. software during corona industry The rate of job change of the employees had increased a lot. Many software companies had offered huge packages to increase the workforce. However, in the last few months, the slowdown in the growth of this industry has also affected the hiring.