To recognize frontline, hourly employees for their service during the coronavirus pandemic,  Lowe’s Canada is paying a discretionary bonus to all eligible full-time, part-time and seasonal staff.

Full-time hourly associates will receive $300, while part-time and seasonal associates will receive $150. The October bonus is in addition to the discretionary bonuses paid to all eligible hourly employees in March and August, as well as the special $2-an-hour wage premium paid on hours worked throughout the months of April, May, June and July.

Read: Canadian employers planning to hold the line on pay raises in 2020: survey

“Since March, our teams have worked tirelessly to meet the needs of our customers and communities, showing tremendous dedication and resilience along the way as we continue to face a situation that is changing the way we work and support one another,” said Tony Hurst, president of Lowe’s Canada, in a press release. “As we enter the second wave of the pandemic, we are pleased to award this discretionary bonus to thank our frontline associates for their continued commitment and hard work.”

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