Kroger will pay employees $100 after getting the COVID-19 vaccine
The Baltimore Hunger Project has seen demand for free groceries from the city and its suburbs triple since the pandemic struck the United States (AFP)

Kroger is paying its employees to stay healthy after working on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic. The grocery store will give a $100 one-time payment to employees who get vaccinated, Kroger announced Friday, joining other chains like Aldi and Trader Joe’s. “We know that the most effective defense against this pandemic comes in the form of the COVID-19 vaccine and the continuation of the rigorous safety precautions we’ve established across our stores, manufacturing facilities and supply chain,” Dr. Marc Watkins, Kroger’s chief medical officer, said in a statement. “We are strongly e...