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As they begin to reopen their eating rooms, McDonald’s eating places will rent 996 summer season employees in Maine as coronavirus restrictions are relaxed, however with 50 new security procedures to forestall the unfold of the virus, together with meals delivered on sanitized trays in double-folded luggage.
The brand new procedures and virus-inspired options will embrace social-distancing markers, contact-less fee programs, decreased seating and tables which might be sanitized after every use, based on an announcement launched by McDonald’s USA, LLC, the multinational company’s American subsidiary. No dates of reopening have been talked about.
The eating places have supplied take-out and drive-through service because the pandemic started.
Nationwide, the corporate expects to rent roughly 260,000 summer season staff for its roughly 14,000 storefronts, the corporate stated. All employees will put on gloves and masks and temperature and well being checks shall be recurrently supplied within the eating places.
The corporate is offering two weeks paid sick depart for workers at company-owned eating places who want it, and cash bonuses equal 10 % of pay earned in May, to each company-owned restaurant’s staff. Precisely what number of employees this is applicable to is unclear.