Social media is buzzing about rumors that Walmart will resume 24-hour operations, starting today!

Remember when things were open for 24 hours? Or even late at night? Pretty much once the COVID pandemic hit stores and eateries that were previously open for 24 hours reduced hours. Many haven't resumed 24-hour operations.

Rumors Swirl About Walmart On Social Media

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Last month, posts on social media claimed Walmart stores nationwide would return to 24-hour operations on June 3.

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"Walmart has announced started June 3rd all locations in the U.S. Will go back to 24hrs," one post states.

The company stopped being open all day and night during the COVID pandemic. Most locations now close at 11 p.m.

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However, Walmart employees chimed in on social media and said the rumor wasn't true.

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"I work there and I asked my manager. We are staying open 6am-11pm," one person commented.

Snopes looked into the rumor and deemed it "false." A Walmart spokesperson also confirmed there are "no current plans to return our stores to 24 hours of operations."

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Some Walmart intercom codes involve the use of different colors. Each color is linked to a particular event or situation occurring in the store.

The significance of these color-coded alerts can range from relatively significant incidents to potentially critical, life-threatening situations. Understanding what these codes imply is crucial for Walmart employees. This understanding ensures they can promptly take required safety steps as and when necessary.

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