The second wave of COVID-19 has been quite scary for most people. However, many companies have put their employees’ necessities first, amidst a shortage of beds, scarcity of medical supplies, and unfortunate loss of lives. Here is the list of 10 companies that have come forward to help their employees and are extending support to their families as well. Scroll down to check it out:
Phenomenally compassionate decision by Borosil India! Kudos! pic.twitter.com/BOUfwY9kix
— Karthik (@beastoftraal) May 1, 2021
The company announced that the families will be given 2 years of salary if any of their employees die of COVID. The company will also look after the education of their children up to graduation in India.
If the employee test positive for coronavirus, the company is giving 14 days special paid leave and also to those who need to look after a COVID +ve patient at home. They are also helping with setting up ICU at homes.
TCS has set up Covid Care Centers in India across 11 cities. They are also working with hotels that have hospital tie-ups. To avail of emergency medical financial assistance, employees and their families can go there. Employees are also given paid quarantine leaves among other benefits.
Capgemini is covering the cost of COVID vaccines for all employees and their families. They are doing it in strict accordance with government protocols.
Due to surge of Covid in our colleagues’ families, we at Paytm have decided to buy home medical equipments like Oxygen concentrators tht can be used by teammate’s families & community.
Thank you @PMoIndia for calling upon youth to come together to stop the spread and save lives🙏 https://t.co/i8mYe8N4m5
— Vijay Shekhar Sharma (@vijayshekhar) April 20, 2021
Paytm will continue to pay salaries during the current financial year to the deceased employees. They had purchased home medical equipment for their employees and their families.
6. Urban Company
To provide bereavement support and medical assistance, the company has set up a Covid-19 Relief Fund. It will provide support to the company’s employees and their families.
IBM has a dedicated health line who are isolating at home in India can receive medical care from medical professionals.
Zomato is providing 100% of the deceased employee’s two years income to their family.
The e-commerce giant, Flipkart is providing free vaccinations to employees. Not just that, they are providing vaccinations to five of their dependents each.
The ambulance services company, StanPlus is providing free emergency medical services and quarantine facilities to its staff. They are not counting quarantine leaves and the employees can take leave any time if they are not feeling comfortable around the situation.