By DeJanay Booth

(CBS Detroit) — Kroger is ending some benefits for unvaccinated workers.

Starting Jan. 1, 2022, those employees will not receive two weeks of paid emergency leave if they become infected with COVID-19.

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The company did not say what percentage of its more than 450,000 employees are unvaccinated.

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Kroger will also charge some unvaccinated staff a monthly $50 surcharge fee to remain enrolled in its healthcare plan.

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