26.10.2020 | Facebook moderators in Dublin office complained about COVID-19 risks
According to London (CNN Business) – The Contractors who were moderating contents for Facebook in Dublin has complained about the poor working conditions which they fear could increase their chances of catching the Coronavirus.
As per the moderators hired by a professional services firm Covalen told in online forums, Facebook didn’t allow them to work from home and it is impossible to execute social distancing as there were many co-workers in the office.
As per the statement to CNN Business – Facebook said that since the pandemic struck it has enabled "an overwhelming majority" of its reviewers to work from home. "But considering some of the most sensitive content can't be reviewed from home, we've begun allowing reviewers back into some of our sites as government guidance has permitted," a spokesperson said, adding that the company prioritizes the health and safety of employees.