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Pharmacies CVS, Walmart and Walgreens to reduce hours as staffing challenges persist
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Pharmacies CVS, Walmart and Walgreens to reduce hours as staffing challenges persist

CVS cutting down, adjusting pharmacy hours in two-thirds of stores CVS cutting down, adjusting pharmacy hours in two-thirds of stores 00:37 CVS and Walmart are reducing their pharmacy operating hours across the U.S. to improve employees' work-life balance as the chains continue to struggle with staffing shortages in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. CVS said it will be "adjusting hours in select stores" come spring, as part of a periodic review of "operating hours to make sure we're o...
CVS sued by nurse who was fired after she refused to prescribe birth control because of her religious beliefs
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CVS sued by nurse who was fired after she refused to prescribe birth control because of her religious beliefs

CVS Health is facing another lawsuit brought by a former employee who claims the pharmacy chain's decision to fire her after she refused to prescribe birth control to patients violated her religious rights under federal law. J. Robyn Strader, a nurse practitioner and Texas resident, worked at a CVS MinuteClinic for six and a half years, according to the lawsuit, which she filed through her attorney in U.S. district court in Forth Worth on Wednesday.The complaint alleges that CVS terminated Strader's employment illegally, arguing that the company's decision dismissed protections outlined in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The provision, passed as part of a broader package of landmark legislation in 1964, prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion...
CVS eyes next-generation health clinics after Amazon’s move for One Medical
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CVS eyes next-generation health clinics after Amazon’s move for One Medical

CVS Health Corp. is investing in a young chain of health clinics, and may be looking to acquire another. CVS CVS, -0.12% invested $100 million in a Carbon Health Inc., a San Francisco-based chain of urgent- and primary-care clinics, according to a Monday morning announcement. Just hours later, Bloomberg News reported that CVS was in negotiations to buy Oak Street Health Inc. OSH, +4.25%, a decade-old chain of clinics that service Medicare recipients, for more than $10 billion. Publicly-traded Oak Street ended the day with a market capitalization slightly lower than $5.5 billion. Oak Street shares jumped more than 35% in after-hours trading, while CVS stock was mostly stable. CVS declined comment on the...