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The Cincinnati-based company operates around 2,760 stores nationwide, including Ralphs, Dillons, Fry’s and King Soopers.
Spokeswoman Sheila Regehr said in an email, “As throughout the pandemic, we are reviewing current safety practices, the latest CDC guidelines, and asking staff for feedback to guide the next phase of our policy.” Dollars to get vaccinated.
ATLANTA – Delta Air Lines will require vaccination of new employees against COVID-19 from Monday.
The airline will not impose the same requirements on current employees, more than 60% of whom are vaccinated, a spokesman said Friday. The airline says the new hiring policy is designed to protect other employees and passengers as demand for travel recovers from last year’s pandemic.
Meanwhile, some airline stocks increased under the CDC’s new guidelines for people who are fully vaccinated. United Airlines was up 4% early Friday and other US airlines were up by smaller amounts.
The federal obligation to wear face masks on airplanes remains in place. A spokesman for the Airlines for America trade group says airlines will continue to enforce the rule.
The Transportation Security Administration announced that 1.74 million people passed US airports on Thursday, a new high in the pandemic. However, these airport masses were still 33% smaller than on the same day in 2019.