Target has provided bonuses to all hourly workers in its stores and distribution centers as well as those at its headquarters and field-based offices. This marks the fifth set of bonuses the retailer has given its employees since the pandemic started.
Associates will receive $500 bonuses, while all Store Directors, Executive Team Leaders and salaried Distribution Center leaders will receive a bonus ranging from $1,000 to $2,000. The total investment in the bonuses is $200 million.
Target also will extend its coronavirus benefits into the new year, including waiving its absenteeism policy for coronavirus-related illness, providing free access to health care through virtual doctor visits for all employees, a 30-day paid leave for vulnerable workers, free backup care to all U.S.-based employees and mental health support through free counseling sessions.