Whole Foods CEO reportedly recommends that employees ‘donate’ PTO to one another amidst the coronavirus pandemic

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Whole Foods CEO John Mackey reportedly sparked some ire by suggesting that employees “donate” their paid time off to coworkers sick with the coronavirus.

 

Vice’s Motherboard reported that Mackey sent out an email to store-level workers on Wednesday, outlining company protocols and benefits amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. His memo included a note highlighting the grocery company’s longstanding policy of allowing employees to “donate” PTO to sick or grieving coworkers “across the country.”

Link:
https://www.businessinsider.com/whole-foods-ceo-employees-donate-vacation-coronavirus-report-2020-3