In recognition and gratitude of their service during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) is giving their more than 15,000 active employee-partners a gift card to help them get what they need for their family this holiday week. Full-time employees are receiving a $100 BGC gift card and part-time employees are receiving a $50 BGC gift card totaling $1.3 million given.
Mountaire Farms, the country’s sixth-largest chicken processor, has dozens of $2,500 scholarships available for the children and grandchildren of employees, poultry growers, and grain producers. The deadline to apply has been extended to June 15, 2020.
Brookshire Grocery (BGC) is giving its nearly 14,000 retail employees an additional bonus installment that equals up to a half-week’s pay. This second discretionary bonus complements the first bonus given in March for a total of one-week’s pay, and comes after a temporary pay increase of $1 per hour through May 1, 2020. The company also provided its staff with a supply of face masks to wear while working.
A message from Dave Ciesinski, president and CEO of Lancaster Colony, parent company of T. Marzetti, New York Bakery, Sister Schubert's, and other refrigerated and frozen food brands.
April 6, 2020
The T. Marzetti Company has two priorities: First, to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of our team members and by extension their loved ones. Second, to ensure that we continue to play our part in the vital food supply chain.
Staff will receive $1 an hour extra for each hour worked, contingent on perfect attendance for the week.
March 31, 2020
Sanderson Farms announced it has implemented a temporary weekly attendance bonus for the Company’s employees in an amount equivalent to $1.00 an hour for each hour worked. The bonus payment commenced Monday, March 30, 2020, and will end Friday, June 26, 2020. Employees must have perfect attendance during the week in order to earn the bonus. The attendance bonus is applicable to all hourly positions, including new hires.
Choptank is giving each employee $100 to spend at their favorite eateries within 50 miles of their workspaces. Choptank has more than 400 employees, which means it will infuse more than $40,000 into its local economies through restaurants, coffee shops, and other food establishments.
Raley’s Chairman, Michael Teel, and CEO, Keith Knopf, announced a one-time reward for all hourly employees. This reward recognizes the dedication team members have shown across store operations and other support services throughout the past two weeks.
Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) is giving their almost 14,000 employees a special bonus in appreciation for their outstanding effort and service over the past month. The discretionary bonus is equivalent to up to one half week’s pay for active employees.
The program, called Differently Abled Employment Opportunity Initiative, is an on-site pilot program that allows differently abled team members to work in the consumables area and be cross-trained in other areas.
May 14, 2018
XPO Logistics, Greenwich, Conn., launched a collaborated program with the ARC of Lehigh Northampton Counties, Inc., Bethlehem, Pa., to foster a relationship with differently abled individuals in XPO’s Easton, Pa., facility.
The May 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine highlights sustainable solutions for companies along the cold chain, plus coronavirus and food safety coverage, lift truck technology, pizza innovations, new dairy and dairy-alternative products, plus much more—just click the stories below to start reading.