Accenture tells moderators it will ‘examine how best to care for all of you’

Eight former employees of the professional services company who worked at Facebook are taking Accenture to court over alleged mental health issues suffered after viewing violent or graphic material

Moderators employed by Accenture deal with a torrent of violent, graphic and sexual material to fulfill the staffing firm’s contract with Facebook – worth a reported $500m

Accenture has told Facebook and Google moderators employed by the firm that it is working on ways to improve its care for them.

It comes as the professional services company which, according to a report last week, makes $500 million a year from its contracts with Facebook, is facing a number of High Court cases in Ireland from workers who claim they have experienced mental health issues as a result of their work screening often ...