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Swiggy Grants 2-Day Paid 'Period' Leave To Female Delivery Agents

Swiggy announced that it will provide a two-day paid monthly period leave to its regular female delivery agents, on October 20. The delivery agents can take the said leaves voluntarily in the month. This decision was made to ensure comfort to the female delivery partners. Notably, more than 99% of the females working in the firm are below 45 years of age, and almost 89% of them have a child. 

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 09:29 AM / by Nehal Surana

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