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McDonald’s rolls out wellness checks, will test employee temperatures

April 2, 2020


It will take a few weeks for McDonald’s to distribute thermometers to its entire U.S. system, and the chain is also gathering masks for employees that work in markets that have significant COVID-19 outbreaks, Tovar told Business Insider.

He also told the publication that McDonald’s is considering hazard pay and bonuses for workers amid the crisis, and that the vast majority of McDonald’s employees have access to paid sick leave as franchisees with between 50 and 500 employees are now required to offer two weeks of paid leave thanks to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

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