Retailer continues increase of $3 per hour through June 4,
Photograph courtesy of Sheetz
ALTOONA, Pa. — Sheetz has extended the payment of extra compensation for its store employees until June 4, 2020, related to the COVID-19 pandemic. In March, the convenience-store chain announced it would pay an additional $3 per hour to its store employees until April 23. As the situation around the pandemic continues to evolve, Sheetz will extend the pay increase to showcase its gratitude to its employees.
“This extension is to express our continued gratitude for our hardworking employees,” said Travis Sheetz, president and chief operating officer of Sheetz. “We are so proud of the way they have pulled together to serve the community during this unprecedented time.”
- Sheetz is No. 14 on the Top 40 update to CSP’s2019 Top 202 ranking of U.S. c-store chains by number of retail outlets. CSP will release the complete 2020 list in June.
“As an essential business, Sheetz is committed to staying open to serve the needs of the communities it calls home,” the company said. “Sheetz is grateful for the dedication and commitment of its employees, who work 24/7/365, providing total customer focus, especially during these challenging times. The health and well-being of its team members, customers and the communities remains a top priority as the situation around COVID-19 continues to impact the lives of all Americans.”
Established in 1952, Altoona, Pa.-based Sheetz has more than 18,500 employees. The company operates more than 580 store locations in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio and North Carolina.
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