WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – All Hy-Vee store and distribution center employees are now required to wear masks or other face coverings at work.
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The company says it has provided masks to all employees in its eight-state region and wearing them is mandatory as of Monday to protect both workers and customers from the COVID-19 coronavirus.
This follows the grocery store chain installing temporary Plexiglas barriers at all check stands and pharmacy, customer service and convenience store counters; putting social distancing indicators on the floor wherever lines typically form in the store and one-way directional signage for all aisles; all carts and check stand belts are sanitized between each customer use; and there are special shopping times for those considered to most at risk for illness and much more.
Hy-Vee is giving another front line employee appreciation bonus to all of its part-time and full-time store employees. They will get a 10% bonus on all their hours worked from April 13 through May 3.