Domino’s Pizza announced it will reward more than 11,500 hourly employees and drivers at its company-owned stores and supply chain centers with a “special bonus” to end the year.
Eligible employees will earn up to $1,200 in bonus compensation, according to a press release. The bonuses will total more than $9.6 million, the company said.
Domino’s paid a bonus to frontline workers at its corporate stores and supply chain centers earlier this year. The company also provided paid time off to its part-time frontline team members who were impacted by COVID-19.
“We strive every day to uphold our values of doing the right thing and putting people first,” said Domino’s Chief Executive Officer Ritch Allison. “We have the honor and privilege of being open and operating throughout the U.S. during this crisis, and we recognize that we could not be doing it without the hard work and dedication of our team members. This is our way of saying thank you to these remarkable people.”
Throughout the summer, Domino’s and its franchisees also conducted a “Feed the Need” program, donating more than 10 million slices of pizza to first responders, frontline workers and those in need in their communities. The recipients included hospital workers, doctors, nurses and grocery store employees.
Domino’s is also in the midst of hiring an additional 30,000 people across the U.S. to meet increased customer demand for carryout and delivery pizza.