NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - According to the company, Walmart associates in Louisiana received a bonus in their paychecks today adding up to $3.52 million statewide.
In all, Walmart gave associates $180 million in bonuses nationwide today. When combined with the $365 million announced earlier this month, the company has committed close to $550 million in bonus payouts to its men and women serving on the front lines of these unprecedented times.
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Walmart also announced it reached its goal of hiring an additional 200,000 associates nationwide. According to the company’s corporate offices, Walmart helped provide work for almost a quarter million people impacted by COVID-19.
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