Inside Google's shadow workforce of contract labourers
Thursday, July 26, 2018, 5:04 PM
Google parent Alphabet had more contract workers than direct employees for the first time ever earlier this year, according to Bloomberg. The workers who are referred to as TVCs or "temps, vendors and contractors", are reportedly not entitled to stock, insurance or other benefits accorded to direct employees. Alphabet reported 89,058 direct employees at the end of the June quarter.