Kroger ends COVID sick pay benefits for unvaccinated employees beginning January

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Kroger has 500,000 workers in the US, making it one of the biggest employers in the nation.

CINCINNATI, Ohio (WTRF) — According to ABC News, Kroger announced it will stop paid emergency leave for COVID for unvaccinated workers beginning on January 1, 2022.

In addition, Kroger will add a $50 per month insurance surcharge for unvaccinated salaried workers.

Kroger has 500,000 workers in the US, making it one of the biggest employers in the nation.

They are offering a $100 incentive to employees who take the COVID vaccination.

The company says it will respect religious and medical accommodations.

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