An employee scans groceries for pickup at a Walmart Inc. store in Burbank, California, USA on Tuesday, November 26, 2019.
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Walmart is cutting pandemic-related paid vacation in half – from two weeks to one week – after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week cut isolation requirements for asymptomatic people with Covid and cut the time it takes close contacts to quarantine.
The big box retailer announced the policy change in a memo sent to employees on Tuesday and received by CNBC on Wednesday.
In the memo, the big box retailer said that until the 31st employees who qualify will be paid for a week.
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