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Lowe’s issuing 7th pandemic bonus to workers, hiring over 50,000 new associates

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Lowe’s Companies, Inc. has announced an additional $80 million in discretionary bonuses and plans to hire more than 50,000 associates across U.S. stores this spring. The latest bonus will bring the company’s total commitment to associates, communities and store safety during the pandemic to nearly $1.3 billion.

According to a press release, Lowe’s is actively filling seasonal positions and permanent full-time and part-time roles at stores throughout the country.

Active hourly associates at U.S. stores, distribution centers and call centers will receive the bonus on February 5. Full-time hourly associates will receive $300, and part-time and seasonal associates will receive $150. This will be the seventh bonus or special payment Lowe’s has provided to hourly associates during the pandemic.

As it prepares for its busiest season, Lowe’s is also actively filling seasonal positions and permanent full-time and part-time roles at stores to help customers purchase essential products and services during the pandemic. Lowe’s is hiring more than 50,000 seasonal and full-time retail associates, building on the more than 90,000 associates hired into permanent roles over the past year.

“As we approach spring, I am enormously proud of the way our associates have served customers and supported each other this past year through an unprecedented health crisis,” said Marvin R. Ellison, Lowe’s president and CEO. “We are honored to be an essential business to help our customers keep their homes safe and functional during these very challenging times. We’re pleased to provide this additional bonus to support our current associates and excited to welcome these new associates so we can better serve customers across the country.”

Job seekers can visit jobs.lowes.com/spring or text “JOBS” to LOWES (56937) to learn about nearby opportunities and apply.

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