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Senior Associate in the Employment Practice at the Bangalore office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Varsha advises domestic and international clients on a full range of employment matters. She can be reached at



Moonlighting is the colloquial term used to refer to the practice of employees working a second job, in addition to their primary job. The last few weeks saw myriad news reports on this practice in start-ups and the IT/ITES industry. Most companies have released statements opposing the practice and some have even taken action against moonlighting employees. Some companies have, however, indicated that they are open to allowing employees to moonlight within a defined framework.Continue Reading Moonlighting – Legal Considerations and Contractual Regulation