Aldi rewards store and distribution staff with 10% bonus

Aldi will pay store and distribution employees a 10% bonus due to their hard work throughout the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

The bonus will be effective for the hours that employees work from 9 March 2020 to the end of April 2020, and will then be reviewed on a monthly basis.

To further aid its efforts, Aldi is hiring an additional 9,000 employees to support the store and logistics teams.

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Giles Hurley, chief executive at Aldi UK and Ireland said: “Our store and logistics colleagues have shown amazing commitment and have worked incredibly hard over these past weeks. They are on the front line of a vital national effort to ensure that everyone has access to food and other essentials, which is why we have recognised their hard work with a 10% bonus on all hours worked during this extremely challenging period.

“We remain as committed as ever to providing you with both a quick, safe and affordable shopping experience when you visit your local Aldi store. We ask that you continue to be patient and bear with us – these times are unprecedented and we cannot promise to get everything right the first time.”