Best Buy will give employees time off for COVID-19 vaccine, announces bonuses
February 25, 2021
Best Buy, like many other companies that employ front-line workers, said it will give employees who get the COVID-19 vaccine paid time off.
The Richfield-based electronics retailer also on Wednesday announced another round of bonuses. Full-time hourly workers will receive $500, part-time workers $200.
"Our employees are on the front lines every day [and] have been essential in ensuring our customers continue to be able to work, learn, connect and cook at home," the company said in a statement. "They have shown resilience, flexibility and a commitment to our purpose of enriching lives through technology."