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Anil Tom VA Tech Wabag Ltd

Anil Tom VA Tech Wabag Ltd

The pandemic has affected different industries in different ways. Various businesses are trying out different patterns with respect to rotation of employees on weekly shifts, excess manpower reduction and reduction in monthly compensation during the lockdown, no appraisals/promotions and salary increment, to cope up with the reduced scale of operations. Simultaneously, frequent mailers and teasers on the safety in the work environment are circulated and shared to provide enough confidence amongst the employees.
Most of the companies have extended work from home till end of the year, ensuring the disinfection of the complete work environment and implementation of all the safety protocols. Providing basic safety gear to employees, and identifying critical resources for the future, those who need to work from the office, and those who can stay back and continue working from home is also another very critical step. 
Checking the body temperature and oxygen level for all entrants at the office premises along with a self-declaration from the employees to understand the background and geography work well to help prevent and contain the chances of contamination in the workplace environment.
The immediate future of work will definitely continue to be WFH, since most of the corporates have already done analysis on the cost-saving by providing a work from home option therein reducing the fixed cost of facility management, logistics, etc. In addition to this, many corporate houses believe that productivity is comparatively higher with the WFH option.

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