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SN Top 10: Kroger, Walmart deliver extra pay to workers during crisis

Food retailers Kroger and Walmart are continuing to reward their employees with bonus pay for their roles as essential workers in this coronavirus crisis. Popular Supermarket News reads include:

  • Kroger provides $130 million in 'thank you' pay for associates
  • Kroger responds to unions’ call to extend ‘hero pay’
  • Walmart to pay second cash bonus to U.S. hourly workers

Meanwhile, Congress is also considering ways to help:

  • Lawmakers push bills to give tax relief to grocery workers

Here's more of SN's coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak:

  • Ahold Delhaize sketches out COVID-19 investment plan
  • Online grocery sales to grow 40% in 2020
  • Publix, Giant step up aid to farms, food producers
  • Rite Aid goes all in with Instacart delivery
  • UNFI CEO: Recession, new consumer habits could last 24 months

Only one Top 10 article this week is coronavirus free:

  • Ahold Delhaize USA taps Americold for new automated frozen warehouses

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