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Discount Drug Mart giving bonuses to hourly employees during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted: 9:34 AM, Mar 26, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-26 09:34:41-04
Drug Mart

CLEVELAND — To help its employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, Discount Drug Mart is offering bonuses to its hourly team members at stores and distribution centers, the store said in a news release.

For every hour worked by a team member, they will receive a lump sum payment equivalent to a $2.00 per hour increase to the base hourly rate.

The bonus will begin immediately and will be implemented until Monday, April 6 and will be paid to employees after April 6.

A representative from the store said team members must be actively employed at the time the bonus is paid out.

The store is working on a plan for salaried personnel.

RELATED: Discount Drug Mart is hiring for 250 positions at locations statewide

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