Tuesday June 2, 2020

Tech firms plan to take care of staff during crisis

Big tech firms pledge to pay contract staff through the social-distancing period

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

15th March, 2020
Twitter issued a statement last week saying it would ensure contract staff were protected.

The tech sector was more prepared than most for the impact of the Covid-19 crisis, but larger firms across Ireland have still taken measures to ensure business continuity.

Several companies have moved to ensure staff are looked after during the crisis, including contract workers such as caterers and cleaners.

“We have communicated to our local cleaning and catering providers that will we continue to fulfil their standard hours during this period of reduced service need,”...

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