McDonald's reinstates mask mandate in high transmission areas McDonald's will be reimposing its mask requirement for customers and employees at U.S. Walmart: Masks mandatory for employees, 'strongly encouraged' for customersWalmart is making masks mandatory for employees and recommending customers wear them as well. Walmart mandates masks for all workers in some areasNEW YORK (AP) — Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer and private employer, is reversing its mask policy and will require all its workers including vaccinated ones in areas with high infection rates to wear masks. Walmart, Sam's Club bring back mask requirement for employees in COVID hot spots, encourage customers to mask upWalmart and Sam's Club will require employees to wear masks in COVID hot spots even if vaccinated. Customers are strongly encouraged to wear them. Walmart to require masks for U.S. retail workers in COVID-19 hotspotsWalmart Inc (WMT.N) has made it mandatory for its retail workers in U.S. counties with substantial or high transmission of coronavirus to wear masks in its stores, clubs and distribution centers, according to a memo. Walmart mandates masks for all workers in some areasWalmart, the nation’s largest retailer, is reversing its mask policy and will require all its workers including vaccinated one in areas with high infection rates to wear masks Apple to require masks in half of its US stores starting Thursday following CDC mask guidelinesApple will require shoppers to wear masks again at half of its U.S. stores, the company confirmed to USA TODAY. Affected stores are in COVID hotspots. Apple restores mask mandate at most stores: reportApple will again require vaccinated customers and staff to wear masks at more than half of its U.S.