BENTONVILLE, AR (WCMH) — Walmart says it has given many of its U.S. workers a bonus after a strong fourth quarter sales growth.
According to a release, 912,000 of Walmart’s associates in the U.S. will receive a share of nearly $207 million in cash bonuses.
The associates received the bonus in the March 7 paycheck.
Ohio Walmart associates will receive approximately $5.8 million in bonuses.
“We’re working in a new world of retail where change happens quickly, and we are proud how Walmart associates are leading the industry in utilizing new innovations to ensure our customers have the best shopping experience possible,” said Dann Moore Walmart Regional General Manager for northwest, central and southern Ohio. “The company’s recent performance is a direct result of our associates’ efforts to service our customers and communities and these bonuses recognize the great work they do every day.”
Both full- and part-time associates are eligible for cash bonuses based on store performance.