News: Zomato offers job, monetary help to deceased delivery executive's family

Employer Branding

Zomato offers job, monetary help to deceased delivery executive's family

Delivery executive Salil Tripathi died in a road accident in Rohini, New Delhi.
Zomato offers job, monetary help to deceased delivery executive's family

Days after Zomato’s food delivery executive passed away in a road accident, the company announced offering a job to a family member along with monetary support of Rs 10 lakh.

This definitely sets a milestone example for the companies working with the gig workforce. Gig workers have recently been very vocal about their social securities and compensation and benefits.

In a statement issued to the press, the company said, “We are deeply grieved by the death of Salil Tripathi [Zomato Delivery Partner] who died after being allegedly hit by a police constable in a road accident in Rohini on Saturday night.”

In the statement, Zomato Founder Deepinder Goyal wrote, “extending all possible support to help the family get through this.”

Amid the increasing dependence on the gig workforce, actions like that of Zomato gives a sense of security to the employees which in turn enhances the company’s image in the job market

Read full story

Topics: Employer Branding, Culture, #EmployeeExperience

Did you find this story helpful?

Author

QUICK POLL

What are the top work tech investment focus areas for your company currently?

2 months free subscription
q_auto,f_auto/v1651472550/mag-april-2022.png

Subscribe to all new People Matters HR Magazine

.

Subscribe
And Save 59% plus Two months free

Subscribe now

Higher expectations must be matched with higher value.

READ our latest issue to find out how employers are ramping up EVP.