Companies hiring thousands of workers

Companies hiring thousands of workers

Posted on 03/24/2020

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Demand for grocery deliveries has surged as millions of people stay home to halt the spread of the coronavirus.

Some major retailers and service providers are making big hiring moves to accommodate the demand.

On Monday on-demand grocery startup Instacart says it plans to hire 300-thousand more workers.

Amazon and Walmart each recently announced they plan to hire at least 100-thousand workers.

CVS is hiring 50-thousand more people.

They are looking to fill full-time, part-time and temporary workers.

The company also announced it will give 500-dollar bonuses to its employees who have to be there during the coronavirus pandemic.

Walgreen says it is looking to hire more than 95-hundred full-time, part-time and temporary workers.

Current workers will also get bonuses.

Posted - 3.24.20