Netflix Tells Workers: ‘Quit If You Don’t Want To Work On Content You Disagree With’

Streaming giant Netflix has told its workers to quit if they don’t want to work on the content that they disagree with.

As reported by Business Insider, Netflix recently updated its guidelines for prospective employees. The guidelines informed employees that they may be required to work on content that could be perceived as “harmful”.

Furthermore, if any of this content was considered to be too upsetting, Netflix has suggested employees quit and look elsewhere for a new job.

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Apparently, this is the first time that the employee guidelines have been updated since 2017. In the guidelines, it reads: “Not everyone will like–or agree with–everything on our service.”

While every title is different, we approach them based on the same set of principles: we support the artistic expression of the creators we choose to work with; we program for a diversity of audiences and tastes; and we let viewers decide what’s appropriate for them, versus having Netflix censor specific artists or voices.

“Netflix may not be the best place for you”

As employees, we support the principle that Netflix offers a diversity of stories, even if we find some titles counter to our own personal values. Depending on your role, you may need to work on titles you perceive to be harmful. If you’d find it hard to support our content breadth, Netflix may not be the best place for you.

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In related Netflix news, whispers on the internet have suggested that adverts may be incorporated into the streaming service later in the year.

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