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Giant hiring 3,000 more workers to meet high demand for groceries

Ron Musselman
York Dispatch

The Giant Co. is hiring an additional 3,000 workers to meet "surging demand" for groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic.

That amounts to nearly 10% of its total workforce, the company said in a news release.

Over the past month, the company said it has hired 4,000 temporary and part-time workers across its family of brands.

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The company is hiring for multiple in-store positions, plus fulfillment center jobs and drivers to support Giant Direct, its online grocery service that offers pickup and delivery.

To apply for a job, go to giantfoodstores.com/pages/careers.

— Ron Musselman can be reached at rmusselman@yorkdispatch.com or via Twitter at @ronmusselman8.

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The self-service bulk food section at the Giant at 1255 Carlisle Road was not available during an hour reserved for only those aged 60 and older Thursday, March 19, 2020. The first hour of the store's day allows seniors to shop in less crowded conditions, providing a more sanitary setting for those susceptible to increased COVID-19 risks. Bill Kalina photo