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March 24, 2021, 7:55 a.m. EDT

Canada Goose joins growing list of companies that will offer employees paid leave to get vaccinated against COVID

Canada Goose Holdings Inc. (NYS:GOOS) said Wednesday it will offer employees up to four hours of paid leave to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The company said employees across its global operations will also get access to on-demand information on vaccines. "I believe that as vaccinations ramp up, and as global supply continues to increase, we have entered a new, hopeful phase in our global fight against COVID-19," Chief Executive Dani Reiss said in a statement. Canada Goose joins a growing list of companies that are paying workers to get vaccinated, including Target Corp. (NYS:TGT) , Tyson Foods Inc. (NYS:TSN) and Tractor Supply Co. (NAS:TSCO) . Canada Goose shares were not active premarket, but have gained 40% in the year to date, while the S&P 500 (S&P:SPX) has gained 4%.

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