Google is extending the contracts of temporary workers whose jobs were due to end during the pandemic.
The company is keeping workers who were due to end from March 20 onwards on for an extra two months.
Workers had raised concerns internally that workers might have to start looking for other jobs amid an unprecedented outbreak and economic downturn.
600 temporary Google workers had been due to end their roles at the company this week.
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Google is extending the contracts of its temporary workers whose jobs were due to end during the coronavirus pandemic.
On Tuesday, the Silicon Valley-based search engine giant informed its workers it would be extending the contracts of all workers due to end on March 20 or later by an extra two month “to support our temporary workforce during this unprecedented time,” Business Insider has learned.
Google has more than 270,000 workers around the world, internal data shows — but roughly half of these are temporary workers, vendors, and contractors (TVCs), without all the same perks and benefits as full-time employees. Temporary workers are a subset of these, and are typically brought on for a one-year fixed-length contract, which can be extended …read more
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