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Big Y Supermarket:
Big Y is one of the largest supermarket chains in the United States which is running by the brand name as “Big Y World Class Market” or “Big Y Supermarket.” This Supermarket is totally family oriented and they are providing world class retail foods and also delivering foods to the customer’s home. Basically, Big Y is running business at 77 locations in Massachusetts and Connecticut of the United States. Big Y serving with different divisions as Big Y fresh & acres, Big Y Pharmacy & wellness, Big Y Table & Vine, Big Y Express etc. It was founded in 1936 with a goal that is to conquer its customer’s expectations and also always seeking best ways to deliver and serve the customers with best foods. In 2005, Forbes had added Big Y among top 500 world class private companies. Based on customer satisfaction and employee engagement Big Y got NBRI Circle of Excellence Award in 2014.

Big Y Bakery:
Big Y Supermarket has many departments. Bakery is one of them. Big Y bakery’s environment is warm, full of fresh baked scents coming from ovens. Bakery products are spicy and full of yeasty aroma that fills peoples mind with taste. Big Y bakery has some special items such as Pittsfield Rye, Lyman orchard’s Pies, Gourmet Filled Cupcakes, Different cake slices, Desserts and many more.

Big Y Pharmacy:
Big Y has some services for the customers. Pharmacy is one of them. Every Big Y Pharmacy has professional, licensed and experienced pharmacist for consulting with the customers about their health condition and prescriptions and other medical concern. They help the customers by informing about health condition and inspire them about what to do. Big Y Pharmacy has different kind of vaccinations. Customer can get them according to their need without prescriptions. Besides these they also help the customers about what prescriptions they need following their previous prescriptions. Overall Big Y Pharmacy is playing a great role on health service for the customers with information, expert consultation and what services the customers need.

How many Big Y stores are in US?
First Big Y was founded in Chicopee, Massachusetts but now it is the largest supermarket chain of New England of U.S.A. Currently Big Y has 77 stores in different locations in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Most of them are Big Y world class Markets. There are two food and liquor stores known as ‘Big Y Table and Vine’ and two drugstores known as Big Y Pharmacy and wellness center.

Does Big Y accepts Apple Pay?
Yes, now a days Big Y accepts apple pay payment in all stores. Apple pay is easy and more secure for the apple devices as iPhone, iPad and apple watch users. Customers can pay through iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus, iPad air 2, iPad mini3, apple watch and new releases.
For payment there is no need to open application. Customers need to hold the iPhone or iPad close to the reader and have to touch on the touch ID. Then the device will ring a beep with a subtle vibrate for informing that the payment is complete.
And apple watch users have to double click on the side button and then the display of the watch have to hold to the reader. Then it will confirm about the payment with ringing a beep.

Does big y cash payroll checks?
Yes. There are some cash payroll check policies.
 Big Y accepts cash by check for purchases.
 Big Y accepts highest five checks per week and highest two checks per day.
 Limit of amount for new customer is up to exact $250.
 There is no check for cash back for new customers.
 After cashing first personal check new customers will get standard check cashing benefits of 30 days.
 Fee for all return checks is about $20.
 Fee is free for purchasing up to amount of $5.
 There is needed a photo id for cashing Government and payroll checks.
Check cashing fees for Massachusetts: Fee for check cashing is 99¢.
Check cashing fees for Connecticut: Fee for check cashing is 50¢.
*** Big Y don’t accept two party personal checks, Insurance drafts, Checks payable to cash, Money orders, Out of state checks etc.

Employee benefits:
Big Y is a customer oriented company. And the management of ‘Big Y’ believes that employees have to play a great role for their policy. So they always thinks about employees benefits so that they can provide good service and behavior for the customers. Big Y provides different benefits for the employees. They also provide good benefits for the part time employees.
Benefits are such as Health insurance, Dental insurance, 401k plan, vision, vacation and paid time off, sick days, Job training etc.

Does Big Y pay weekly?
Big Y payment policy is different. How you will get your payment or what will be the schedule that is totally depend on supervisors and different stores where you work. It may be weekly or biweekly. But, normally they pay weekly for hourly employees.

How to Access Pay Stubs Online?
It’s easy, just go to and login with your user name and password. If you are new user, complete the registration process at first. See your ESR for registration pass code.

How to Access W2 Online?
Your W2 will be posted at ADP self-service portal in the last week of January. To avoid late delivery, retrieve online. It is available at