According to Walmart, store associates in Louisiana received a bonuses today adding up to $3.52 million statewide. These bonuses are a part of the $180 million in bonuses nationwide today by the corporation.
In total, Walmart has pledged $550 million in bonus payouts to its employees serving on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the national chain store, they have also hired an additional 200,000 associates. Both of these efforts are meant to ensure that Walmart stores nationwide have the support they need while serving customers with the food, medicine and other essential items they need during this time.