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What steps has your organization taken to account for the rising COVID cases in India and the business / personal impact due to it? If you do have a India presence, that is. I am looking for ideas related to client communication, expectation setting, employee specific actions, etc.

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Nothing official. But on my team I’m clearly articulating support and having one on one convos and reassuring India team mates. I’ve suggested taking some extra time for self care and have offered extended flexibility for family care that I will just absorb in the project. People need to take care of themselves and their families. Being flexible now is a requirement. Plus it’s basic human kindness.

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So mostly informal then. Thanks

I though that rise was a result of the Manure planting season using a mixture of animal and human biosolids. Same situation that happened in the US during cornfield manure spraying season.

We just got an email yesterday to be aware of potential personal needs arising that could result in disruptions to work flow. Be mindful of creating unrealistic expectations and after hours meetings. Check in on them and provide support as needed. Cut out non-client asks.

We did this starting a few days ago but was looking to see if there are major centrally driven steps.

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