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Industry Partners

NGA Foundation Aims to Attract Essential Grocery Workers

The foundation is putting resources behind a campaign that seeks to help workers displaced from other industries due to the pandemic find new careers in grocery.

Retailers

Meijer Holiday Meals Support Local Restaurants, Its Employees

Through Christmas, every store and distribution center will provide four meals catered by different local restaurants to thank its team for their hard work.

With the contactless service now available at 181 locations across its eight-state footprint and as it prepares for COVID-19 vaccine distribution, the retailer seeks to hire 1,000 pharmacy technicians.

With an eye on emerging from COVID stronger than it went in, the retailer cautiously courts shoppers and pursues healthier digital sales growth.

Full- and part-time employees are eligible for the new cash bonuses, second round to be paid Dec. 24.

As ShopRite pledges to provide retroactive hazard pay for nearly 50,000 union workers in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut, the UFCW calls for all grocery CEOs to step up on premium compensation.

UFCW holds press conference urging retailers and legislators to better protect and compensate grocery workers and others on the front lines, as the pandemic continues ahead of the busy holiday season.

Ahead of the holiday rush, Albertsons Cos. has implemented contactless temperature checks and health screenings for its associates and vendors across all facilities.

Move comes as eight-state coronavirus cases increase across the retailer’s eight-state region.

In a signal a second wave of the coronavirus could bring another round of pay for hourly workers, the discounter commits to a heavier bonus for its workers in the fourth quarter.

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