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Target Employees Are Getting A $500 Pandemic Bonus

Jan 26, 2021, 7:43 AM
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Target is paying its employees a $500 pandemic bonus.

The company made the announcement Monday, saying the bonus is a “thank you to 375,000 of our frontline team members.”

The bonuses will go to all hourly team members in stores and distribution centers, according to a statement from the retailer. Store directors, executive team leaders, and salaried distribution center leaders will receive a bonus ranging between $1,000 – $2,000.

This is the fifth time Target employees have received a bonus during the pandemic. In April 2020, the company dolled out bonuses ranging from $250 – $1,500, and another $200 bonus was given out in July 2020. In October, Target issued $200 bonuses to more than 350,000 frontline team members.

“We’re so proud of our team,” the company said in a statement. “They’re the heart and soul of Target, showing up for one another and our guests—and making Target a safe and easy place to shop and work. And never has their dedication, resiliency, care and compassion been more appreciated than during the pandemic.”

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Target Employees Are Getting A $500 Pandemic Bonus