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Macy's to furlough majority of its 130,000 workers

A cyclist passes Macy's in Herald Square, Monday, March 23, 2020, in New York. Macy's stores nationwide are closed due to the coronavirus. Photo: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan. A cyclist passes Macy's in Herald Square, Monday, March 23, 2020, in New York. Macy's stores nationwide are closed due to the coronavirus.

Associated Press
Created: March 30, 2020 11:44 AM

Macy's will furlough a majority of its 130,000 workers with its stores dark. 

The company on Monday said it is transitioning to an ‘’absolute minimum workforce" needed to maintain basic operations. 

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Online operations won't be hit as hard. 

Employees who are enrolled in health benefits will continue to receive coverage with the company covering 100% of the premium. 


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