Walmart gives bonuses to employees, extends emergency leave


A line forms outside of the Walmart in Quincy, MA on April 4, 2020 as the store implements new restrictions on capacity during the coronavirus pandemic. People wait outside wearing masks and distanced apart.

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Walmart said Thursday it will pay another pandemic-related bonus to hourly employees and extend its Covid-19 emergency leave policy to July as the U.S. hits records for coronavirus deaths and hospitalizations.

It marks the fourth time since the spring that the discounter has paid special bonuses to workers who have helped stock shelves, ship online orders, transport goods and serve customers during the pandemic. Full-time hourly employees will…


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