News: Wipro asks staff to return to office post the moonlighting layoffs

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Wipro asks staff to return to office post the moonlighting layoffs

The latest developments come weeks after the Bengaluru-based IT giant laid off 100 employees after it became known that they were moonlighting for one of the competitors.
Wipro asks staff to return to office post the moonlighting layoffs

Indian tech solution giant Wipro has asked its employees to be in the office at least three days a week. The announcement also includes a memo which informs the staff that office campuses will be open four days a week starting from October 10th 2022.

Wipro said in the company email to its employees, “Starting October 10, Wipro’s office will be open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays. We will not be open on Wednesdays.”

It also said that the move will help us (Wipro) to enjoy the camaraderie and team spirit of connecting in person while maintaining hybrid work flexibility.

The latest developments come weeks after the Bengaluru-based IT giant laid off 100 employees after it became known that they were moonlighting for one of the competitors. Wipro's chairman Rishad Premji called moonlighting a complete violation of integrity in its deepest form, the business standard had reported.

Indian IT giants have been racking their brains when it comes to increasing productivity and planning mandates for employees to return to the office for at least three days a week. Recently, TCS also asked its team to join the office back for three days, with a roster still in formation.

“Your respective managers will now roster you to work from the TCS office and you will receive the notification on the same,” said the TCS's e-mail.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Life @ Work

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