Kerala Taxis Company Policy

This policy outlines the terms and conditions of employment specific to the remote working environment for Kerala Taxis, a sole proprietorship registered and operating under the laws of India. The policy aims to promote flexibility, ensure productivity, and support the mental health of all team members.

Eligibility for Remote Work

Employees are eligible to apply for remote work if they have been employed with the company for a minimum of six months and have consistently met their performance targets. Eligibility and suitability for remote work are determined based on the nature of the employee’s role and their past performance.

Remote Working Options

  • Full-time Remote Work: Employees can work remotely on a full-time basis, with visits to the office required only for essential meetings and activities, as scheduled in advance.
  • Hybrid Remote Work: Employees can opt for a hybrid model, where they can divide their work hours between home and the office. The standard split is 60% remote and 40% on-site, but is subject to adjustments based on business needs.

Remote Working Stipend

To support employees in setting up a home office that promotes productivity, the company provides a one-time stipend of INR 10,000. This stipend is intended for the purchase of necessary equipment such as ergonomic chairs, desks, or computer peripherals. Employees are required to submit receipts for reimbursement.

Mental Health Benefits

Recognizing the importance of mental health, especially in remote work settings, Kerala Houseboats offers the following benefits:

  • Mental Health Days: Employees are entitled to two additional leave days per year, specifically for mental health purposes.
  • Counseling Services: Employees have access to confidential counseling services with up to six sessions per year covered by the company.
  • Mental Health Training: Regular workshops and seminars on managing stress, work-life balance, and other relevant topics will be conducted to assist employees.

Responsibilities While Working Remotely

  • Employees are expected to maintain regular communication with their supervisors and team members.
  • Work hours must be logged accurately in the company’s time tracking system.
  • Confidentiality and data protection guidelines must be adhered to strictly.

Review and Modification of Policy

All employees are expected to comply with the terms of this policy as well as all applicable laws and regulations governing employment and business operations in India.