By CBSBoston.com Staff

FRAMINGHAM (CBS) — TJX, the Framingham-based company that operates thousands of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra and HomeSense stores, will require office employees to get a coronavirus vaccine booster shot, a spokesman told WBZ-TV on Tuesday.

The requirement will only apply to the company’s office workers, not employees in stores or distribution centers.

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“We will require booster shots for vaccinated U.S. Office Associates as part of our U.S. Office vaccine mandate once eligible (i.e., two months following a one-dose vaccination (Johnson & Johnson) or six months following the last shot of two-dose vaccination (Moderna/Pfizer),” the company spokesman said in a statement. “Those who received vaccinations after June 1, 2021 will generally have up to eight months following the date of their final two-dose vaccine and four months following the date of their one-dose vaccine.”

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TJX was one of the first major employers in the Boston area to implement a vaccine requirement for US Home and Regional Office workers over the summer.

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CBSBoston.com Staff