915,000 Walmart employees to receive bonuses this weekend

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FILE – In this June 5, 2017, file photo, a worker stacks merchandise outside a Walmart in Salem, N.H. Walmart is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers to $11 an hour, giving a one-time $1,000 cash bonus to eligible employees and expanding its maternity and parental leave benefits. The retailer said Thursday, Jan. 11, […]

This is going to be a pretty good weekend for more than 915,000 Walmart employees across the nation.  That’s because company bonuses have been released.

The company is spending more than $200 million in bonuses this year.  Almost $7 million in Pennsylvania alone. The retail giant bases the bonuses on a number of factors including seniority and store safety.

Local workers tell JET 24 Action News that the bonuses average between $150 and $350 per employee.

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