Sit in front of cam for 9 hours if you want to work from home: B'luru company issues clarification

Sit in front of cam for 9 hours if you want to work from home: B'luru company issues clarification

Two days after a Twitter user (Unicon Baba) alleged that a Bengaluru start-up had advised its employees to work from home only if they are seated in front of their computer camera for nine working hours, the logistics based company Shadowfax issued a clarification on their official Twitter handle terming the allegations as ‘baseless.’

With many companies around the world and in India adopting a work-from-home approach amid the coronavirus outbreak, Shadowfax had earlier come under fire from netizens for allegedly issuing a bizarre diktat to its employees.

The twitter user alleged that the start-up had threatened employees to follow the order or they will face consequences. The user took to Twitter to express his disbelief:


Many joined the bandwagon to convey their displeasure.

Shadowfax was in the news in 2019 for attracting — as a start-up — a $60-million investment from Walmart-owned Flipkart.