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.
BOISE,Idaho, — March 23, 2020 – Albertsons Companies today announced that the company has begun implementing Social Distancing protocols across all 2,200+ stores. The goal with the protocol throughout the store is to follow guidance from the CDC to prevent customers from being within 6 feet of any other person for more than 10 minutes. Customers should see changes continue over the next week.
BOISE, Idaho —March 23, 2020— Throughout the country, businesses have been forced to close or scale back operations, furlough employees or reduce hours due to the COVID-19 crisis. Albertsons Companies is in a unique position to help and is partnering with major companies to provide part-time jobs to their employees who have been furloughed or had their hours cut.
BOISE, Idaho, — March 20, 2020 – Albertsons Companies today announced an Appreciation Pay program to all non-union and union frontline associates. Structured to recognize the hard-working team members on the front lines, the company’s e-commerce pickers and drivers, store associates, distribution center associates and manufacturing plant associates will receive a temporary $2 per-hour-worked increase, above and beyond their regular hourly pay and overtime.
BOISE, Idaho, — March 20, 2020 – As an added precaution during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Albertsons Companies is installing Plexiglas in its checkout lanes as a protective barrier between customers and checkers. The Plexiglas “sneeze guards” will be installed in the company’s 2,200+ stores over the next two weeks, with many locations being complete in the next several days.
Our associates have been incredibly dedicated throughout this critical time. We are hiring retail positions in all of our divisions to shore up our teams and provide our neighbors have the food, medicine, and essential goods they need.
As an added precaution during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Albertsons Cos. has paused self-service operations like soup bars, wing bars, salad bars, and olive bars.
BOISE, Idaho — March 20, 2020 — Albertsons Companies announced today it will waive delivery fees for same-day and next-day deliveries, as well as for mail deliveries until May 1, 2020 to help customers have convenient access to their medications during the COVID-19 pandemic that is taking a toll on public health and safety.
To our valued customers and neighbors,
Like you, we are closely monitoring the Coronavirus pandemic, and acting as quickly as possible to continue serving you to the best of our ability, both in-store and through our various delivery options.
BOISE, Idaho, March 18, 2020 - Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation have announced a pledge of $3 million and the launch of a major fundraiser to help feed families in need during the COVID-19 crisis
As the situation around Coronavirus continues to unfold, Albertsons Companies’ 2,200+ stores nationwide are setting aside dedicated shopping hours for senior citizens and other at-risk populations, such as pregnant women or those with compromised immune systems, who have been advised to avoid leaving home as much as possible.
To our valued customers and neighbors,
At Albertsons Companies, we know the important roles our store and pharmacy play in your life and we are grateful for the trust you put in us for your needs. As the situation around Coronavirus has developed, we have been and will continue to monitor all information locally, nationally and globally so we can plan how to best serve you. I wanted to take a moment to share some of the things our team is doing.