Morrisons pays £1,050 bonus for coronavirus workers

Bradford-based supermarket giant Morrisons said it will thank its staff for their efforts during the coronavirus crisis with a “threefold increase in bonus for next 12 months.”

“Full time colleagues will earn a bonus of £1,050 compared to around £350 average last year,” said Morrisons.

“Morrisons is recognising the huge effort by its colleagues who are helping to feed the nation during the coronavirus outbreak by increasing this year’s annual bonus payout threefold from last year …”

Clare Grainger, Morrisons’ group people director said: “Our highly valued colleagues have stood tall amidst the coronavirus pandemic, playing their full part in feeding the nation.

“We want to thank every single one of them for their continued hard work during these unprecedented times by paying a much higher guaranteed bonus for the whole year in recognition of their effort.” 

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