Around 14,000 Brookshire Grocery Co. employees will receive a bonus in appreciation for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.
The company says the checks are a way to give back to their workers who "have demonstrated grit, determination, commitment and care to our guest and communities over the past few weeks."
“We want to show our appreciation for the incredible hard work and dedication of our employees supporting each other, our neighbors and communities during these unprecedented times,” said Trent Brookshire, Chief Operating Officer for Brookshire Grocery Co. “As our stores are an essential destination for our communities, it’s been amazing to witness our team pull together to serve our customers like never before."
Brookshire says the bonuses are equivalent to up to one half week's pay for active employees.
Stores operated by Brookshire Grocery Co. include Brookshire’s, Super 1 Foods, FRESH by Brookshire’s and Spring Market.