Meijer Joins List of Retailers Issuing Health Screening to Employees
Meijer made the announcement today, April 3, 2020 that they will now begin issuing health screenings for their employees who report for work at all of their stores. According to the press release:
“Our team members are the heart and soul of Meijer and are working hard every day to keep our shelves stocked and ensure our customers have what they need for their families,” Meijer President & CEO Rick Keyes said. “We appreciate their amazing work, and we are focused on making sure we’re providing a healthy working environment for them.”
“As we navigate these challenging times, we will continue to look for ways to ensure our stores provide the safest shopping environment possible,” Keyes said. “Nothing is more important than keeping our team members and customers safe.”
All employees will be administered a health screening questionnaire and a temperature check. Those who pass will be allowed to work. Those who do not pass will not be allowed to work for 14 days from day of international travel or suspected contact with Covid-19.
Meijer is just the latest retailer to implement changes to reduce the spread of Covid-19.