The Cincinnati-based company operates some 2,760 stores nationwide, including under other banners such as Ralphs, Dillons, Fry’s and King Soopers.
Spokeswoman Sheila Regehr said in an email: “As we have done throughout the pandemic, we are reviewing current safety practices, the latest CDC guidance and seeking feedback from associates to guide the next phase. of our policy. ” Kroger offers his workers $ 100 to get vaccinated.
ATLANTA – Delta Air Lines will require new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 starting Monday.
The airline will not impose the same requirement on current employees, more than 60% of whom are vaccinated, a spokesperson said on Friday. The airline says the new hire policy is designed to protect other employees and passengers as travel demand recovers from low levels from last year’s pandemic.
Meanwhile, some airline shares have risen after new CDC guidelines for fully vaccinated people. United Airlines rose 4% at the start of trading on Friday, and other US airlines were up smaller.
The federal obligation to wear face masks on planes remains in place. A spokesperson for the Airlines for America business group said carriers would continue to enforce the rule.
The Transportation Security Administration announced that 1.74 million people passed through U.S. airports on Thursday, a new high in the era of a pandemic. However, those airport crowds were still 33% smaller than the comparable day in 2019.