An Irish-American professional services company, Accenture has revised its leave policy for India. The company has categorized its new eaves under three categories.
Firstly, the company will be providing earned leaves to its employees. It has been reduced from 24 to 18. Secondly, the employees will be benefited from casual leaves and sick leaves have been increased from 7 to 12. The leave policy is effective from September 1, 2023, and will be effective till August 31.
Moreover, the employees can carry forward 45 days of earned leaves earlier company allowed employees to carry forward 30 leaves.
The earned leaves can be availed by prior approval. The employees will be permitted to take a maximum of two consecutive days of casual leave within a fortnight. Additionally, for more than two leaves approval is required.
Earlier, Paytm also revised its leave policies to help employees to recharge themselves. Paytm company aims to facilitate them with best-in-class benefits that prioritize their health, wellness, and work-life balance.
The company has revised the leave policies and introduced Bereavement and Miscarriage leave for this financial year. The HRs and managers encourage Paytmers to plan their long leave in advance to fulfill their personal priorities.
The employee can be benefited from bereavement leave after the death of an immediate family member and spend time with them. The bereavement leave can be availed in case of the demise of a near and dear one. This will be a paid leave for 5 working days that can be availed of within 2 weeks of the bereavement.
To support the employees going through a tough time, the company has also introduced Miscarriage Leave for Paytmers. In case of miscarriage or medical termination of pregnancy, they can avail of paid leave of up to 6 weeks under the Maternity Benefit Act, of 1961.