Walmart's Employee Bonuses Near $1B


Progressive Grocer | May 12, 2020


During the coronavirus pandemic, Walmart has paid out $550 million in employee benefits. Today, Walmart announced they will be adding an additional $390 million to further help their employees. This round of bonuses will be distributed to all hourly associates as $300 for full-time associates and $150 for part-time and temporary associates.


The announcement of another round of bonuses comes at a time when other food retailers may be slowing down additional pay. According to published reports, The Kroger Co. will be ending its $2-per-hour "hero pay" as of May 17. This bonus has been in place since March 29. 


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