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Kroger offering 'appreciation' bonuses to employees during COVID-19 outbreak

Kroger announced it's offering a one-time "appreciation" bonus for its workers.
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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) – Kroger announced it's offering a one-time "appreciation" bonus for its workers.

Full-time employees get an extra $300 and part-time workers get $150.

"We’re grateful & unbelievably proud of our amazing team of associates!" Kroger wrote on Twitter. "To support them like they've supported the community, we're expanding our Emergency Leave Guidelines and providing an appreciation bonus. Thank you team!"

There are requirements, like a hiring date on or before March 1.

The payment should be available to employees on April 3.

Friday, Kroger stores in Ohio shifted their service hours to close at 9 p.m.