Macy’s asks employees for vaccination status

Retail giant Macy’s asks all of its employees for their COVID-19 vaccine status, regardless of an employee’s position at the company, according to a memo sent Tuesday and got by The New York Times.

Macy’s, which also owns Bloomingdale’s and Bluemercury, said the company “will review” those who are not vaccinated and that individuals “may be contacted by a member of the advisory team to discuss next steps.”

Immunization status is requested from all employees “whether you work in a store, supply chain, office, or remote / hybrid”.

A representative for Macy’s told The Times that the company “is working to comply with federal and local guidelines related to Covid.”

The company has not issued a full vaccination warrant, the newspaper noted, but has decided to comply with new guidance from the Centers for Disease and Prevention that asymptomatic people infected with COVID-19 can return to work after five days. instead of 10.

This development comes as the Supreme Court will determine whether President BidenJoe BidenOvernight Energy & Environment – Manchin raises hopes on climate spending Missouri GOP lawmaker steps down for Florida consultant Joe Manchin has championed West Virginia values ​​MOREVaccines’ mandate for companies with more than 100 employees is legal.

Macy’s also announced on Tuesday that it would cut its store hours from Monday to Thursday in response to the omicron variant and staff shortages, CNBC first reported.

The Hill has reached out to Macy’s for comment.

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