NEW YORK (AP) – Complete Meals, the grocery store chain owned by Amazon, is reducing well being care advantages for its part-time staff, a measure that would depart some 1,900 of its workers with out medical protection.
Beginning subsequent yr, Complete Meals workers should work no less than 30 hours every week to qualify for his or her well being care advantages, in comparison with the 20 hours they presently require.
The grocery retailer, which has about 95,000 staff, stated it’s making the change "to higher meet the wants of" its enterprise. Complete Meals stated it’s serving to staff discover full-time jobs of their shops or discover different methods to get well being care protection.
On-line buying big Amazon.com Inc. purchased Complete Meals two years in the past for nearly $ 14 billion, decreasing the costs of some gadgets and including its smile brand in its aisles.
The information of the change in advantages was first reported by Enterprise Insider.