Reward and well-being programmes meet critical needs for workers and their families and remain among the most essential levers to engage and motivate workers. These programmes are more essential than ever in a crisis like the current COVID-19 pandemic, which can create tremendous stress for workers. This article addresses how organisations can address well-being issues in a crisis and identify areas that may be impacted.
Topics covered in this article:
How to address compensation issues during the COVID-19 crisis, including those pertaining to pay plans and salaries.
What kinds of benefits this crisis may call for, such as traveller extraction and non-punitive sick leave.
What kinds of particular well-being programmes will be needed, such as childcare and mental health care.
Jason leads Deloitte’s global Rewards practice. He has more than 20 years of employee benefit consulting experience helping organizations design, deliver, communicate, and manage total rewards programs to support their business and talent strategies. Jason’s broader HR consulting experience includes supporting talent management, HR transformation, and other human capital initiatives.
A principal in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Human Capital practice, Melanie has more than 30 years of employee benefit administration and human capital consulting experience serving a wide range of Fortune 500, nonprofit, and public sector clients. Melanie consults her clients about the full talent life-cycle with a particular expertise in transforming the way employers recognize and reward their workforce to maximize business outcomes. Melanie is frequently asked to speak on total rewards and human resource topics and has provided numerous training sessions for plan sponsors on leading practices in benefit operations.