Over 800 WhiteHat Jr workers resign when asked to work from office: Report

The employees who resigned didn't want to relocate to their respective office locations

layoffs, job loss, lay-offs, unemployment

According to the Inc42 report, a few employees termed the exercise a cost-cutting exercise and some said giving just a month’s time to relocate is not enough and the firm should have increased their pay for moving to expensive cities

BS Reporter Bengaluru
Over 800 WhiteHat Jr employees have resigned from the Byju’s-owned edtech start-up in the last two months after being asked to work from office, according to an Inc42 exclusive report.

Mumbai-based WhiteHat Jr, which was acquired by edtech giant Byju’s for $300 million in 2020, had asked all its employees to work from the office within a month’s time.

The employees who resigned didn’t want to relocate to their respective office locations. These include employees in areas such as sales, coding and math, according to the Inc42 report. In a company-wide email, the firm had asked its remote staff to return to the office. 

First Published: May 12 2022 | 12:44 PM IST

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