WeWork Offers Employees 10-Day Diwali Break to "Relax And Re-Energise"
10-day festive vacation for WeWork employees this Diwali Global coworking space provider WeWork has offered an extended 10-day Diwali vacation for all its employees in India. She added that they have decided to make the vacation an "annual ritual". Last month, e-commerce platform Meesho took a similar step by announcing an 11-day companywide "Reset and Recharge break" for its staff while highlighting the importance of mental health. Sanjeev Barnwal, founder and CTO of Meesho, wrote in a tweet that the company is offering the break for the second consecutive year to help its employees maintain a work-life balance and enjoy the festive season. A survey on mental health conducted by Deloitte revealed that poor mental health of employees costs Indian firms around $14 billion a year due to absenteeism, lower productivity, and attrition. It found that 47 per cent of people surveyed believed that workplace-related stress is the biggest factor affecting their mental health. Source: NDTV #WeWork