Microsoft is going to provide leaves for the parents for 12 weeks. They’ll be paid during their leaves, as the schools are closed and the children’s needs the attention of their parents.
The program is being called as “12-Week Paid Pandemic School and Childcare Closure Leave.” The Policy is saying that it’ll enrich the employees’ superior flexibility and will be able to spend more time with their children.
UNESCO published statistics that there are 188 countries have effected with school closures, there are around 1.6 billion children and young adults have been forced to stay inside. There are several companies like Microsoft, are doing initiatives for their employees to help them during this coronavirus pandemic. Facebook is going to provide $1,000 to its 45,000 employees along with paying the hourly and contract workers.