MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Target announced Monday that it’s giving $500 bonuses to more than 375,000 of its frontline team members working at stores across the country, including seasonal workers.
The Minneapolis-based retailer said the bonuses are the company’s fifth round of recognition for team members amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The company says the bonuses should be paid out by early next month.READ MORE: Mankato Hy-Vee Incorrectly Dilutes Vaccines, Administers To 62 Patients
Included in this round of bonuses are store directors, executive team leaders and salaried distribution center leaders, who will receive $1,000 to $2,000 bonuses.READ MORE: Rogers Police Seek Public's Help Finding Ignatius Afamefune, 71-Year-Old With Alzheimer's
In total, these bonuses will amount to a $200 million investment in workers, the company says.MORE NEWS: Man Arrested For Fatal Shooting At St. Paul Saloon
Additionally, Target says that it’s extending COVID-19 benefits into 2021, such as paid leave for team members who test positive for the virus.
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