Dollar General will pay its 157,000 workers to get COVID-19 vaccine

Retail chain, Dollar General, announced today that they will pay their employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

They are offering a one-time payment equivalent to four hours of pay.

A statement released by the company said-

"We do not want our employees to have to choose between receiving a vaccine or coming to work". 

Dollar General is not making it a requirement to get the vaccine. Dollar General was deemed an essential retailer and has remained open throughout the pandemic

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