Domino’s Pizza announces $1,200 holiday bonus to each of its frontline workers

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Domino’s Pizza introduced on Monday it can give $1,200 to each of its greater than 11,500 company-owned retailer and provide chain hourly workers, committing greater than $9.6 million complete.

“We have the honor and privilege of being open and operating throughout the US during this crisis, and we recognize that we could not be doing it without the hard work and dedication of our team members,” Domino’s chief government Ritch Allison mentioned in a statement. “This is our way of saying thank you to these remarkable people.”

The firm mentioned it beforehand “paid a special bonus to frontline workers at its corporate stores and supply chain centers earlier this year, while also providing paid time off to its part-time, frontline team members impacted by COVID-19.”

“We strive every day to uphold our values of doing the right thing and putting people first,” mentioned Domino’s Chief Executive Officer Ritch Allison.

This would be the second bonus Domino’s has given its workers throughout the pandemic. The Delaware firm has additionally supplied paid day without work to its workers this yr.

The American multinational pizza restaurant additionally introduced it’s hiring hundreds of extra workers within the US. Most of Domino’s workers are employed by unbiased franchise homeowners, the corporate mentioned.

Domino’s Pizza Inc., the biggest pizza firm on the earth based mostly on international retails gross sales, has been sturdy throughout the pandemic, significantly deliveries and takeout orders at its tons of of take-out solely areas

Robust earnings throughout the pandemic have brought on an almost 30% enhance within the firm’s shares this yr towards analysts’ expectations.

Domino’s reported greater than $14.3 billion international retail gross sales in 2019, with over $7 billion within the U.S. and $7.3 billion internationally.