Joann Fabrics told employees stores will remain open amid coronavirus – Business Insider

In a letter to employees obtained by Business Insider, Joann Fabrics told employees it would stay open because it provides “essential business activities” and helps “home-based businesses and healthcare professionals with the supplies needed to operate and thus, must continue to operate.”Joann CEO Wade Miquelon wrote in the letter that hospital systems like the Cleveland Clinic directly asked the company for materials for masks and gowns. However, a Cleveland Clinic spokesperson told Business Insider she had “not heard of this.” “I just want to stay home,” a Joann employee told Business Insider. “This has been a strain on everybody. I don’t feel this company is putting our best interests at heart.” Joann did not respond to Business Insider’s request to comment. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Joann Fabrics has kept its
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