As the situation around the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to develop, our paramount concern has been for the health and safety of our team and to support both our distributors and our partners.
Several weeks ago, Vance & Hines established a task force led by our Human Resources Manager, Maria James to plan for the potential impacts of COVID-19. While this is not an exhaustive list, here are some of the precautions we’re taking across our business.
Vance & Hines to temporarily close facilities :
We are temporarily closing our facilities and our Customer Support team is now working remotely, to better serve customers and our communities in response to COVID-19.
We have expanded our paid time off policy to address the needs of hourly associates to help alleviate some of the challenges they may be facing as a result of COVID-19. All hourly full-time associates received an additional 80 hours of paid time off, and part-time hourly associates received an additional 40 hours of paid time off.
If associates are diagnosed with COVID-19 or advised by health or government officials to self-quarantine due to direct COVID-19 exposure, they’ll continue to be paid during that time. And as always, we’re encouraging associates who are sick to stay home.
We have temporarily postponed several rallies throughout the year until further notice.
We are facing an unprecedented time, with people around the world feeling the impact of COVID-19. Together, we’ll get through this.
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