Today, Mayor Bowser announced a citywide 7:00 p.m. curfew for Washington, DC tonight and tomorrow night. Safeway and Giant have announced changes to operating hours as a result. Here’s what you need to know:
- All Safeway stores in Washington, D.C. will close at 6pm tonight.
- Associates will be allowed to leave the store no later than 6:30pm
- Shifts that fall between 6pm and 6am are VOLUNTARY. Notify management if you do not feel comfortable working tonight.
- Associates will be paid for missed hours/shifts
- All Giant stores in Washington, D.C. will close at 7pm tonight
- Workers will be given essential worker letters for their commute home
- Night shift employees should contact store management for alternate shift times
- All employees will be paid for missed hours/shifts
We will continue to monitor the situation and will post any updates. Contact your union representative if you are told something else by management or have any other questions. You can reach us at (301) 459-3400 between the hours of 8:30am – 4:30pm.