Tata Starbucks extends partner (employee) benefits in response to COVID-19
TATA Starbucks is also extending additional medical and mental health assistance to its partners and their families where required.
Today, TATA Starbucks announced that, as part of its deeply grounded commitment to partner care, it is extending partner (employee) benefits and offering new resources to support partners and their families in response to the unprecedented impact of COVID-19.
Expanded benefits include:
- Partners are being supported with pay and access to medical assistance
- Any partner diagnosed with COVID-19 will be granted paid leave until they recover fully are medically cleared to return to work
- Partners who need to self-quarantine will be granted an additional 14 days paid leave
- TATA Starbucks is also extending additional medical and mental health assistance to its partners and their families where required
Navin Gurnaney, CEO, TATA Starbucks, said, “We are committed to ensuring that our partners (employees) should never have to choose between work and taking care of themselves. We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and following all government directives in this regard. In this unprecedented time, we all must support each other, our customers and communities. While the Starbucks Experience may look different temporarily as we navigate this dynamic situation for each community and each store, we have faced difficult times before and we are confident that by taking care of our partners we will emerge stronger and more united. We will continue to make proactive decisions that are grounded in transparency and science – for our partners and the customers we serve.”
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