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Google barred contractors from communicating with full-time Googlers on some internal Groups forums, and makes temps wear red badges that add to a ‘sense of shame’

A New York Times report chronicles the conditions faced by Google temps, vendors, and contractors (known internally as TVCs), who often accept their roles with the hopes of reaching full-time status. TVCs are barred from all-hands meetings, as well as access to internal job postings or company job fairs. As […]
Google barred contractors from communicating with full-time Googlers on some internal Groups forums, and makes temps wear red badges that add to a ‘sense of shame’
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Google denies claims that it didn’t alert contractors about the active shooter at YouTube — but at least one temp says it’s a ‘big fat lie’

In an open letter addressed to Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Wednesday, contract workers at Google – known internally as TVCs – demanded equal pay and equal opportunity to that of their full-time counterparts. Within the letter, TVCs highlighted the inequity of information sharing for contract workers, including one incident […]
Google denies claims that it didn’t alert contractors about the active shooter at YouTube — but at least one temp says it’s a ‘big fat lie’