Prestige Holdings CEO Simon Hardy in a Newsday report said the fast food chain was trying to offer incentivise its workers to be vaccinated against Covid19.
The report further states that as the food business sector is reopening on July 19 the company is trying to encourage staff to be vaccinated.
“At Prestige, our approach is to pay staff for a day’s pay (fixed at $150) for their time and out of pocket expenses.”
Prestige Holdings is the local franchise holder for KFC, Subway, Pizza Hut, Starbucks and TGI Friday restaurants.
Mario’s Pizzeria has also implemented a covid19 vaccination policy for its staff.
The restaurant in an internal memo asked staff to be vaccinated in order to return to work or they will stand the risk of being temporarily laid off.