Workers are serving their customers well and users, even during this very challenging situation when the world is dealing with COVID-19. They need appreciation. Workers at Walmart also need an update regarding the current situation. Like what should they do, should they get leave from the job, how will they earn if they won’t be able to do the job? To deal with such confusion, Walmart has announced a new sick leave policy for its customers.
This policy is made after they found out that one of their associates is sick from COVID-19, and for the safety of others, she cannot come to the store. She insetting proper treatment and her health is improving. Based on this, they have consulted the state and health experts, and with some changes in their sanitizing and cleaning protocol government has allowed them to keep their store open.
There are chances that more cases will occur, but they are trying their best to provide clean facilities to their customers, members, and associates. They are also in touch with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for creating helpful procedures and plans.
Keeping health as their priority, they have designed the COVID-19 emergency leave policy. If you are a worker at Walmart, it will be like ultimate support for you.
Here is what they offer you:
If you feel uncomfortable in the workplace, you can ask for leave. You can choose to stay at home but if you have to inform them. They will support you completely, and by using your regular paid time off options, you can be paid for this time.
If the store at which you work is part of quarantine, or if you have to quarantine according to a government order, you can stay at home, and you will receive your two weeks’ pay without considering the attendance. These two weeks are chosen based on the recommended time for quarantine. If your test reports are positive for COVID-19, you can stay at home, and you will receive two weeks’ pay. In case you are not able to return to work after this time, we can cover it for abbot 26 days for both regular and part-time associates.
You can get further information regarding this on OneWalmart. Make sure to for if you are planning to get leave from the job.
How can you call in sick?
We have told you about different situations where you can get leave from Walmart and have also told you about what they will offer you. But the most important thing is you have to make a sick leave call to get support at this time. Here how you can call in sick at Walmart.
- For reporting an absence, Walmart Associates Information Line is available. Associates can call on 1-800-775-5944.
- They will ask you to enter Walmart Identification Number (WIN).
- They will ask your date of birth, and you will have to enter the month, day, and year.
- Then they will ask for your store number, and you will enter this.
- They will provide you a confirmation number.
- Then your call will be transferred to the store manager, and you can speak to him.