One of the nation’s largest employers is turning to an incentive to encourage its workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Kroger announced it will pay a $100 bonus to any of its employees who get vaccinated against COVID-19. The one-time payment “will be offered to all associates who receive the full manufacturer-recommended doses” of the vaccine, the company said in a statement Friday.
The announcement follows news that a handful of other employers will offer vaccine-related incentives, but it is especially significant as Kroger employs some 500,000 workers.
With a company of Kroger’s size and scope turning to incentives to