Beginning Monday, Walmart is requiring all of its employees to wear face masks or face coverings to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
The retailer announced the new policy on Friday. It reads in part,
“We will begin requiring that associates wear masks or other face coverings at work. This includes our stores, clubs, distribution and fulfillment centers, as well as in our corporate offices. We’ll also be encouraging customers and members to wear face coverings when they shop with us.”
The company will provide coverings to the workers once they pass health screenings and temperature checks. Employees can provide their own mask or the company will provide them once workers pass health screenings and temperature check
Shoppers also will be encouraged to wear face masks as part of the retailers’ updated policy.
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