Woolworths staff to receive $1000 gifts as thanks for working during COVID-19 pandemic
More than 100,000 Woolworths Group staff across the country are set to be rewarded for their work during the coronavirus crisis.
Woolworths has announced it will gift $50 million in shares and gift cards to employees.
Each eligible full time worker will receive $750 in company shares and a $250 gift card to spend at any Woolworths outlet.
Part time employees will be allocated shares on a pro-rata basis.
The move with make the supermarket giant the Australian company with the largest number of shareholder team members.
Only employees who were employed before March 1 will be eligible for the thank you gifts.
Casual workers employed before March 1 will receive a $100 gift card, while casual workers who commenced employment after that dat ewill have their team discount extended to the end of the year, even if their employment ends.