Content & Connectivity Human Resources (C2HR) is once again recognizing some of the best and brightest in the world of HR. Read on to learn about the 2021 Wellness Award Winners.
Charter needed its field technicians on the ground to operate as normally as possible in emergencies, so it set up a program management office to focus on employee benefit policies, facilities, obtaining PPE, communications and recruiting. It responded quickly in cases of employees with COVID-19, setting up contact tracing and protocols to ensure quick testing for people showing symptoms. A COVID-19 Tracker was set up to monitor cases across the company and a daily health check in determined if employees should go to work or stay home to protect their colleagues. The company also implemented a tool to gauge employee interest in onsite vaccination events, schedule onsite vaccinations and send the company proof of vaccination.
Comcast quickly shifted to effective and efficient work-from-home operations for 90% of its employees and worked closely with frontline workers to enhance health and safety protocols for all customer-facing employees. It also established a cross-enterprise team with NBCU to create a COVID-19 testing, case management, tracing and national support model to keep infection rates low. Health literacy was a priority among employees with regards to available vaccinations, and the company provided
additional paid time off for employees to make their vaccine appointments. It also worked to establish onsite COVID-19 clinics. Employees that needed to take care of infected or at-risk family members received an additional two weeks of PTO. A Family Care PTO program was also created to provide an additional 40 hours for those who were dealing with childcare issues or caring for a high-risk household member.