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.