Some restaurants and fast food chains are cutting hours due to staff shortages.
Vaccine mandates and supply chain issues also contribute to the staffing shortages many companies are facing.
While some companies are cutting working hours, others have been forced to temporarily close locations.
Below, we’ve rounded up what you need to know about schedule and location adjustment companies and chains.
According to the report, McDonald’s has cut its working hours by 10% due to staff shortage.
Steady employee engagement has been an issue in the latest Covid spike.
The franchise, which employs about 800,000 employees around the country, has been providing Covid tests to employees.
The coffee chain emailed customers on January 14 to warn them of altered experiences due to the Omicron variant.
“You may find that some stores will shorten their hours of operation, some products may not be available, or your mobile payment and ordering service may be temporarily disabled in your store.” , the email part writes.
“Our commitment to you is that we will always make proactive decisions that prioritize the health and well-being of our customers and partners (employees).”
Starbucks customers are encouraged to check the app for up-to-date information before placing an order.
Chipotle, like Shake Shack, is also experiencing staffing issues, leading to the closure of several locations.
The retailer announced on January 10 that expected earnings for the fourth quarter will likely be lower than anticipated.
“We started the holiday season in a strong position but have since experienced a number of the consequences of the Omicron variant, including limited capacity increases,” said CEO Calvin McDonald. , a more limited number of employees, and reduced working hours in certain locations.” The company’s web site.
Reduced working hours mean lost business and revenue, as the company may have experienced.
Based on Money, the department store has changed its business hours for the rest of the month.
From Monday to Thursday, the stores will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Store hours Friday through Sunday remain unaffected.
Many stores were open from 10am to 9pm before the change.
It’s not clear if the hours will move back to February.
CVS and Walgreens are two large pharmacies that have adjusted their opening hours due to staff shortages.
However, FOX business Note that only a few stores are affected and the vast majority of both retailers’ locations are operating as normal.
Walgreens told the store it worked to find a nearby location for customers to pick up a prescription when a store was forced to close.
Athleta, Nike, Walmart and Apple are also experiencing staff shortages, leading to reduced opening hours in some locations.
It’s best to call your local store in advance before venturing out.
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https://www.the-sun.com/money/4483183/mcdonalds-starbucks-chipotle-chains-cutting-opening-hours-omicron/ McDonald’s, Starbucks and Chipotle among chains to cut opening hours due to staff shortage