As Hero Pay Expires, Kroger Offers $130M 'Thank You' Bonus

Under scrutiny for letting hourly premiums expire, the retailer announces a "bookend" bonus.

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More Legislation Introduced to Recognize Front-Line Food Heroes

A new bill known as the AG CHAIN Act would provide a federal tax holiday and a payroll tax exemption for essential employees in the food and agriculture industries.

Retailer joins parent company Kroger’s expansion of plan to administer up to 100,000 coronavirus tests by the end of May.

As grocery stores become used to the new normal, retailers such as Kroger are discontinuing temporary pay bonuses that were instituted at the beginning of the pandemic.

The food industry rises to the occasion as an essential resource provider in these trying times.

The cooperative promotes Laura Kind to VP of brand strategy, and names Ranjana Choudhry VP of advertising and social media.

The Utah Republican said the “bonus” would give the employees of essential businesses an incentive to work rather than collect unemployment.

The retailer's latest podcast offers a behind-the-scenes look at how it has navigated supply chain issues and more during a global pandemic.

WGB’s May Endcap guest reflects on the silver lining that has emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has enabled families to see the “tremendous value—both financial and intrinsic—with eating meals together.”

Kroger, Leevers Supermarkets and Dave's Markets offer front-line grocery workers the opportunity to receive a daily paycheck during the pandemic.

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