March 4, 2024

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Kroger will ban unvaccinated staff from getting paid sick leave if they catch COVID and will start charging non-vaxxed managers $50 monthly health insurance surcharge

Daily Mail UK

Kroger has announced it will ban unvaccinated staff from getting paid sick leave if they catch Covid and will start charging managers and workers without their jabs a $50 monthly health insurance surcharge.

According to The Wall Street Journal, the grocery store chain, which employed about 465,000 full- and part-time workers as of January 1, told employees through a company memo that Kroger will no longer hand out two weeks of paid emergency leave for unvaccinated employees who contract the virus.

The only way the Cincinnati-based chain plans to change their mandate is if local government dictates them to, the memo said, as first reported by WSJ. 

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