Coronavirus: Grocery store plans to give $10 million in bonus pay to workers

Coronavirus: Grocery store plans to give $10 million in bonus pay to workers
FILE PHOTO: A Pennsylvania grocery store announced Saturday it plans to award $10 million in bonus pay to its employees as the company continues hiring efforts for positions across the organization. (StockSnap/Pixabay/StockSnap/Pixabay)

PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania grocery store announced Saturday it plans to award $10 million in bonus pay to its employees as the company continues hiring efforts for positions across the organization.

In a release, officials said the bonus pay will be offered to all employees at Giant Eagle, Market District, Giant Eagle Pharmacy and GetGo locations -- as well as those working in warehouses and delivering products to stores.

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The bonus pay will start immediately and is retroactive to March 15. Company officials said there is currently a May 2 end date, which will be reevaluated in the coming weeks. Both current and new employees will be eligible for the bonus pay as well.