The recent debate around moonlight, in the IT sector, has raised a number of practical questions.
The discussion was spurred when IT big Wipro laid off about 300 of its employees to work on the moon. Wipro President Rishad Premji said at an event that the company discovered 300 of its employees were working directly for one of Wipro’s competitors. He also added that the services of those employees had been terminated.
Now, after Wipro’s actions shocked many tech professionals, let’s take a look at how the company may have caught its employees.
According to C Sunil, CEO of Team Lease Digital, employees with dual employment can be collected through their PF account. He added that if an employee uses the same IT tool for both jobs, the company can learn about it through HR information, reports. The Hindu BusinessLine.
While stressing that technicians must remain vigilant before taking on a second job, Mr. Sunil added that employers can seek help from banks to obtain bank account information. of employees and the discovery of moonlight.
Moonlighting is the practice of an individual taking on a side job while on the payroll of a company. Here, the reference “moon” is used because most people do their main job during the day and do side jobs at night.
While firing his staff, Rishad Premji said that playing in a band on the weekend was different from secretly working for rivals. The president described the moonlitization as “cheating, simple and straightforward” and said he was not deterred by the hate letters he had received via his tweets. Wipro, in its latest statement, said that “several employees found to be operating in circumstances that directly conflict with Wipro’s interests have had their contracts terminated.”