VIRGINIA: Hospitals Furloughing Workers?!

Bon Secours to furlough associates ‘not directly working’ on COVID-19 response

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Bon Secours Mercy Health said Tuesday that they plan to furlough or redeploy members of its work force who are not aiding with the COVID-19 response

The health care system, one of the largest in the country, expects the temporary furloughs to last 30 to 90 days.

John Starcher, the president and CEO of Bon Secours Mercy Health, said in a message to associates that a hiring freeze has been implemented and wage increases have been frozen. Employees impacted will still get paid for working through Friday, the health care system confirmed Tuesday.

www.wric.com/news/local-news/bon-secours-to-furlough-workers-not-directly-working-on-covid-19/

WTF!?!? WalMart is hiring and giving employees bonuses, my son-in-law is getting a $2 an hour raise for hazrd pay from Dollar Tree, Food Lion is giving $1 an hour and HOSPITALS ARE LAYING OFF WORKERS!!

 

 

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