Dollar General to Pay Hourly Workers to Receive Vaccine

The essential retailer is trying to incentivize its frontline staff to get vaccinated, but won't require

Dollar General will incentivize rather than require its employees to get the Covid-19 vaccine. Getty Images

Retailers have the legal right to require employees to get vaccinations to ensure a safe workplace. But Dollar General is taking a different approach by offering to pay its hourly staffers to get the Covid-19 vaccine once it is available instead.

@RichCollings richard.collings@adweek.com Richard Collings is a retail reporter at Adweek.