Moonlighters beware: Companies may start using digital tools to track them

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After Wipro cracked the whip and terminated the services of 300 moonlighters who were working for competition, several engineers are now being circumspect

Shivani Shinde Mumbai
India Inc is not in the dark about moonlighting employees.

According to a forensic accountant, companies can easily turn to experts and deploy digital tools that can be used to check if an employee is doing a second job or not — reaffirming fears of many who are wary of the practice in the context of the recent sacking of moonlighters by IT major Wipro.

Arpinder Singh, global markets and India leader, forensic and integrity services, EY, said that EY had been involved with several companies to gauge moonlighting.

“We can use technology to digitally examine employees, since we have

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First Published: Sep 22 2022 | 9:39 PM IST

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