USA: REI Retail closes stores & commits to paying all employees during COVID-19 outbreak

Author: REI, Published on: 24 March 2020

“Eric Artz: REI Retail stores closing through March 27”, 15 March 2020

As the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread throughout the communities where we all live and work, [REI Co-op]…are temporarily closing our 162 retail stores nationwide. [REI Retail] believe it is our duty—to do all we can to help keep one another safe in this unprecedented moment. That also means all employees from our stores will be paid during this temporary closure. We will continue to work closely with our teams and public health officials throughout the. We’ll continue to share information with our…employees as we move forward together into a future that’s hard to predict...

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