WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Albertsons Companies stores — including Safeway, ACME Markets, Jewel Osco, Vons, Pavilions, and Albertsons supermarkets — joined the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW), America’s largest food and retail union, in announcing a joint national effort to seek a temporary designation of “extended first responders” or “emergency personnel” for supermarket associates to ensure that they are prioritized for testing and provided personal protection equipment during the coronavirus outbreak.
BOISE,Idaho, — April 3, 2020 – Albertsons Companies has extended its Appreciation Pay program for all non-union and union frontline associates through Saturday, April 18.
Albertsons Companies is made up of great associates all across the country. We're taking care of them, so they can keep taking care of our customers and their families.
Ensuring that our associates stay safe and healthy is our top priority. Albertsons Cos. will pay any associate diagnosed with COVID-19 replacement pay while they are unable to work.