MELVILLE, NY — SupplyHouse.com, an e-commerce company that sells plumbing and HVAC supplies is supporting and ensuring the safety of their warehouse team in response to COVID-19.
"There has never been a more important time for us to be taking care of our team members," said Josh Meyerowitz, CEO of SupplyHouse.com. "We wanted to do everything we could to help them in terms of safety and well-being, and we're grateful to be in a position to help," he continued.
- Hourly wages for all 231 warehouse workers have increased by $2, making the starting salary $18 per hour. This $2 stipend will remain in effect through the end of 2020 and will be reassessed accordingly.
- As of April 1, team members are eligible for free health insurance through April 2021.
- Packages of 50 masks have been distributed twice to each employee.
For further support, warehouse workers are receiving bi-weekly packages of non-perishable food items and paper goods. This includes pasta, beans, granola bars, paper towels, and toilet paper. The packages are created and shipped by Corinne Cirabisi, Human Resources Representative, and Christina Lozada, Office Maintenance, from the company's headquarters in New York. There has been a total of 2,136 packages shipped to warehouse employees so far.
With safety remaining top priority warehouse personnel are utilizing masks and gloves while fulfilling orders, having their temperatures checked daily and social distancing. Each of the company's distribution centers in Nevada, New Jersey, and Ohio are also receiving a deep cleaning every week.
SupplyHouse.com is an e-commerce company that focuses on providing customer service in the plumbing, heating, and HVAC industry. SupplyHouse.com has a total of 429 employees across their four locations in Nevada, New Jersey, New York and Ohio.