Twitter Lauds Indian Employers Giving Paid Leaves To Employees For Their Mental Health

To have loved ones suffering from coronavirus, having to arrange the necessary medical help, constantly worrying about aged parents getting exposed to the virus, and wake up to devastating news, desperate cries for help every day certainly takes a toll on one’s mental health. Imagine having to show up at work and submit assignments on time despite it all. The pandemic has also given rise to another problem – a mental health crisis.

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To help employees take care of their mental health, deal with the pandemic-triggered anxiety, and spend time with family, many Indian entrepreneurs and organisations are giving employees paid leaves. Many Twitter users highlighted this:

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Other people online lauded this initiative taken by employers. They called it a “necessity” of the times and urged others to do the same. A few shared their painful ordeal of having to work through it all:

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Kudos to the employers who are prioritising their employees’ mental health!

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