Dec 5, 2018 - Technology

Google's contract workers demand to be treated like full-time staff

Google employees walkout with Google logo shown.

Photo: Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

Google's contract workers are demanding they receive the same benefits enjoyed by full-time workers — including access to companywide town halls on topics such as sexual harassment — in a letter they sent to CEO Sundar Pichai on Wednesday.

The big picture from Axios' Ina Fried: Google, like many other Big Tech firms, essentially has two classes of workers: full-time employees and then a large number of others who work within its walls, including temporary workers, vendors and contractors."

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