Walmart, Home Depot, and Others Will Not Stop Mask-Free Patrons from Shopping

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Though Walmart is requiring customers to wear face masks in all of its stores, the chain, like many others, will not require employees to enforce this policy and has instructed associates to still serve customers who do not wear masks. A Walmart training video reportedly said that if someone refuses to wear a mask, they should let them enter the store and notify management “so that they can determine the next steps.” Most stores want to avoid conflict and do not believe it is their responsibility to enforce masks. Walmart says 65% of its US stores and Sam’s Clubs are in areas where there is a government mandate for face coverings. Target says the figure for its stores was around 80%. -GEG

Though Walmart is requiring customers to wear face masks in all of its stores, the chain, like many others, will not require employees to enforce this policy and has instructed associates to still serve customers who do not wear masks, according to a recent report by CNN.

The outlet cited retailers like CVS, Walgreens, Lowe’s, and Home Depot among those that have said they will not prevent mask-less shoppers from shopping in their stores, citing fears that these shoppers will get violent or otherwise harass these workers. CNN mentioned the recent trend in viral videos, showing anti-mask customers yelling at workers and in some cases, getting physical.

These videos have raised questions about who is “responsible” for enforcing such policies and how strictly they should be enforced. President of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union Stuart Appelbaum told CNN that it should be up to security or management to handle enforcing the requirement.

“It’s no different than wearing shoes or a shirt,” he said, in part, but went on to say that if no one enforces these new requirements, stores “never had a requirement. All they had was a public relations stunt.”

Walmart, in its case, has appointed “health ambassadors” to remind customers of the mask requirement when they come to the entrance of the store. But CNN reported that a training video for the position said that if someone refuses to wear a mask, they should let them enter the store and notify management “so that they can determine the next steps.” Management would then offer them a complimentary mask, according to “talking points” but even if they do not take it, they would be permitted to continue shopping, according to the outlet. Employees are reportedly being told to never physically block customers from entering the store in the video.

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Don Richards
Don Richards
4 months ago

Walmart in Franklin VA will NOT let you enter the store without a mask.

Jim
Jim
4 months ago

Spread the word about this censored news release!
CENSORED: Front Line Doctors Speak Out ON COVID Cures and Misinformation:
https://banned.video/watch?id=5f1fc7a468370e02f29f34cf

Beth
Beth
4 months ago
Reply to  Jim

It’s definitely gone viral, yay!!

Paul
Paul
4 months ago

I simply refuse to participate (lend credibility) to this tyrannical insanity. If this drug works,and we know it does, then it should be used.

William Burke
William Burke
4 months ago

“It’s no different than wearing shoes or a shirt,”

And Walmart never had a policy on ANY of those. Nor of pants nor underclothes, or any other such thing..

Dawnie
Dawnie
4 months ago

“It’s no different than wearing shoes or a shirt,”???? Mmmmm……last I checked, I do NOT BREATHE out of my feet, chest/stomach/back!!!!! I BREATHE from my MOUTH and NOSE!!! So…….NOT the ‘same’!

Ian
Ian
4 months ago

https://www.bitchute.com/video/gEMI7rCeJCl1/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D76j-vbLsf0https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8Ryh85Wd8Q
https://youtu.be/i4Za8qRX3zs
THEY want us to get sick and die with Oxygen depletion which lowers immunity, Carbon Dioxide overdose poisoning.
A VIRUS GOES STRAIGHT THRO ANY DAMN MASK.

roger mueller
roger mueller
3 months ago

it violates state civil code and disability law