Target stores has announced that it will make its pandemic pay rise permanent. From now on, its starting wage for U.S. employees will be $15 per hour. Additionally, the firm will give a one-time recognition bonus of $200.00 to its frontline store and distribution center hourly workers for their efforts during the pandemic.
Target is also offering a new healthcare benefit that provides access to free virtual healthcare visits through the end of the year, regardless of whether or not employees are on a Target health insurance plan. The company also announced additional extensions of a 30-day paid leave for vulnerable employees, as well as free back-up care for family members.