Wakefit.co Announces ‘No Questions Asked’ Staff Wellness Leave Policy


D2C platform for home and sleep solutions Wakefit.co launched a ‘No Questions Asked’ wellness leave policy for its employees on Thursday.

The policy extends a non-committal leave for all employees once a month.

These wellness leaves can be used by staff to support their physical, mental or emotional well-being by taking time to relax and rejuvenate themselves, the platform said in a statement.

The staff can also use their wellness leaves to opt for relaxing activities.

“With this policy, we hope to encourage our employees to relax, focus on their health and spend time with their loved ones by taking their wellness leave without question,” said Umanath NayakHead of HR, Wakefit.co.

With the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, the company has revised its existing policies to transform it into the digital world.

In May 2022, it unveiled its signature ‘Right to Nap’ policy to allow employees to take a power nap between 2 and 2:30 p.m.

In addition, Wakefit.co also launched the flex work policy for new parents.

“These initiatives are important steps towards a healthy work-life balance among employees,” the organization said.

Founded by Ankit Garg and Chaitanya Ramalingegowda in March 2016, the company received Series A funding from major investor Sequoia Capital India, Series B funding from: Verlinvest and Sequoia Capital India, and recently received Series C funding from US-based SIGwhile existing investors, Verlinvest and Sequoia Capital India also participated.

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