Employee welfare or welfare programs are the company's efforts to provide more compensation to employees. Even if they are considered compensation, allowances are different from wages. Employee Benefits are additional compensation for employees.
Why There are Employee Benefits ?
The main purpose of providing employee benefits is to ensure that employees maintain loyalty to the company without spending a lot of money, because benefits can occur non-cash. As the company grows, it does not only revolve around maintaining benefits, but can also be a tool to attract new employees.
Employee Benefits Supports Productivity During a Pandemic
Since the start of the pandemic, more than a quarter of companies have increased employee benefits to address health and wellness challenges, according to Fidelity Investments. But when an employee is left with too many choices, they may make decisions that can be detrimental to their overall well-being.
In a recent interview, Gianoukos discussed the health challenges facing employees as a big event such as the pandemic continues, and why employers may be hesitant to launch an integrative health program.
Role of Puskesmas as Upstream side of the National Health System on Employee Benefits system
The role of Puskesmas in the upstream side of the national health system will be very big in the future, especially during a pandemic like now. Minister of Health (Menkes) Budi Gunadi Sadikin explained, as an upstream side, the increasing role of Puskesmas is closely related to the downstream side, namely hospitals in health services.
Having integrated system of Employee Benefits Supports that gives access to the right Health System for effected employee are shown to be given tremendous support by numerous stakeholder including the goverment.