About 2 years ago

07/16/2020 - Walmart, Nation’s Largest Retailer, Will Require Customers To Wear Masks

-The New York Times
The new rule, which goes into effect on Monday, is a strong statement about wearing masks in public spaces at a time when the issue has become politicized.
– The Wall Street Journal
Economists say consumer habits reflect continued social distancing amid fears the coronavirus pandemic won’t be ending soon.
– NPR
While social distancing guidelines are imposed by state and local governments, it’s often left up to restaurants and stores to enforce them, and if they don’t they can face lawsuits, according to the founder and managing partner of the Slate Law Group.
– The New York Times
Several retailers have ended the pay raises and bonuses they gave to employees as an appreciation for their courage and commitment in showing up to work during the pandemic.