CINCINNATI – Kroger Co. has hired more than 100,000 people in the past eight weeks, the company said Thursday, providing new career opportunities to workers from such hard-hit sectors as restaurants, hotels and food service distributors. “Throughout the pandemic, Kroger’s top priority has been to provide and maintain a safe environment for our associates and
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles on how retailers are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. As we all navigate this public health crisis together, Albertsons Cos. is doing everything we can to prioritize the health and safety of our customers, our communities and our associates, and to ensure our customers have
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has unveiled its own fiscal stimulus package, in the form of cash bonuses for all of its U.S. hourly associates. Walmart said Wednesday that the bonus of $300 for full-time hourly associates and $150 for part-time hourly associates will be paid to hourly associates in stores, clubs, supply chain and offices.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart said Thursday that it will boost the starting wage rate for its hourly associates in the U.S. to $11 an hour. The raise — Walmart’s third increase in its minimum pay rate in three years — is part of a package of benefit improvements made possible by the recent tax reform