Walmart to give workers a new round of bonuses, close on Thanksgiving


Customers wearing face masks shop at a Walmart supermarket amid novel coronavirus outbreak on July 15, 2020 in Washington, DC.

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Walmart said Tuesday that it will give another round of bonuses to hourly employees and close its stores on Thanksgiving Day.

The big-box retailer said in a news release that it will spend about $428 million on the bonuses to thank employees for working during the coronavirus pandemic. Full-time hourly employees will receive $300 and part-time and temporary workers will get $150. The company will pay the bonuses on Aug. 20.

Walmart is the largest grocer and the private sector employer in the country. So far, it’s…


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