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India Inc seeks help from law firms to address moonlighting: Report

The companies want law firms to redraft employment agreements, find loopholes and enforce restrictions to address the issue of moonlighting

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Several law firms in India have been seeing a sharp jump in companies approaching them to redraft employment agreements, find loopholes, and enforce restrictions to address the issue of moonlighting. Some companies are even asking law firms to enable the practice with proper checks and balances, a report in Economic Times (ET) said. 

Moonlighting is a practice of having a secret job in addition to one's regular employment. India Inc has been greatly divided on the issue. Recently, Wipro fired 300 employees for having a second job. Some start-ups, including Swiggy, on the other hand, have allowed their employees

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First Published: Sep 28 2022 | 9:13 AM IST

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