Albertsons Plans Plexiglass Barriers, ‘Appreciation Pay’ in COVID-19 Response

Albertsons Plans Plexiglass Barriers, ‘Appreciation Pay’ in COVID-19 Response

By Russell Redman
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.@AlbertsonsCos is implementing a variety of measures across their 2,200+ stores to protect customers and associates and is giving appreciation pay to front-line associates in stores, grocery delivery, distributions centers, and manufacturing plants
Sunday, March 22, 2020 - 12:00pm

CAMPAIGN: Health of our employees and communities

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With coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading rapidly nationwide, Albertsons Cos. plans to install plexiglass barriers in its checkout lanes to safeguard shoppers and cashiers.

Also yesterday, Albertsons announced an “appreciation pay” program that will temporarily lift hourly wages for all non-union and union frontline associates.


Other measures being taken in stores to help prevent transmission of COVID-19 include suspension of self-service operations … reserved shopping times for seniors and other vulnerable customers … and more thorough cleaning and disinfecting of all departments, restrooms and other high-touch areas of the store throughout the day...


Read the full story on Supermarket News.


Learn more about how Albertsons Companies is continuing to support customers and communities during the COVID-19 crisis, including: