Target to pay employees to get COVID-19 vaccine

In this July 10, 2019, file photo shoppers visit the downtown Target Store in Minneapolis. Target Corp. reports financial results Wednesday, Aug. 21. Photo: AP/ Jim Mone,. In this July 10, 2019, file photo shoppers visit the downtown Target Store in Minneapolis. Target Corp. reports financial results Wednesday, Aug. 21.

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Updated: February 10, 2021 10:14 AM
Created: February 10, 2021 10:06 AM

Target announced on Wednesday it will offer all hourly employees up to four hours of pay to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

In a news release, the Minneapolis-based company said the compensation covers up to two hours for each dose and will help cover transportation to and from the vaccination site. Target said it would pay for $15 worth of Lyft rides each way from appointments.

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