Here’s How Some Of Your Favorite Companies Are Treating Their Employees In Response To The Coronavirus Outbreak
As the nation’s largest grocer retailer, their handling of the coronavirus goes as follows:
- Does not offer paid sick leave for certain employees. However, those who test positive for the virus or have to be placed in a mandatory quarantine will receive two weeks of sick pay.
- The company gave their employees a $25 gift card according to a report by Business Insider. “While this is just a small gesture, we hope our associates realize the tremendous value they bring not only to our organization but also to our customers. We could not be weathering this storm without them,” a company spokesperson said.
- A MoveOn.org petition was recently created to demand the company pay their employees paid sick leave.