Facebook to pay $52 mn to content reviewers who suffered from trauma

Facebook to pay $52 mn to content reviewers who suffered from trauma

Facebook will pay $52 million to 11,000 content moderators who suffered mental trauma from the graphic and violent images they were required to review, plaintiff lawyers said Tuesday.

Each moderator will get $1,000 and those diagnosed with specific mental health conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder will get additional compensation up to $50,000. s ability to work from home indefinitely; Fox Biz Flash: 5/12.

“We are so pleased that Facebook worked with us to create an unprecedented program to help people performing work that was unimaginable even a few years ago,” plaintiff attorney Steve Williams of the Joseph Saveri Law Firm said in a statement.
“The harm that can be suffered from this work is real and severe. This settlement will provide meaningful relief, and I am so proud to have been part of it.”

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