Wegmans Offers Early Retirement: Report

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Wegmans Food Market [3] is offering an early retirement package to workers who are at least 58 years old, according to local reports.


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The family-owned chain, based here, said the offer would be available to employees who have been with the company at least 15 years, the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reported. Workers would receive two weeks of salary for each year they have been employed continuously by Wegmans, the newspaper quoted a company spokeswoman as saying.

The spokeswoman, Jo Natale, said the company expects “fewer than 100” of the state’s 25,000 workers to accept the deal.

Employees already have access to a voluntary 401(k) plan, according to the Demcrat & Chronicle article.

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