Macy's Furloughs Most Of Its 130,000 Workers

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Citing the coronavirus pandemic's "heavy toll" on its business, Macy's said it's furloughing the majority of its nearly 130,000 employees. Workers will continue to receive health benefits through May. "Across Macy's, Bloomingdale's, and Bluemercury [beauty] brands, we will be moving to the absolute minimum workforce needed to maintain basic operations," the retailer said Monday . All of Macy's stores, closed since March 18, will remain closed "until we have clear line of sight on when it is safe to reopen." Its online business remains open, but the company said it has lost the majority of its sales because of the store closures. The company noted that it has taken several steps to "maintain financial flexibility," including suspending its dividend,...

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Macy's Furloughs Most Of Its 130,000 Workers

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