CAMDEN, NJ — Outside reinforcing its protocols amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Campbell’s Soup announced Tuesday that it will provide bonuses for employees critical to company functions. 

That includes a $2 per-hour payment for hourly employees stationed at production facilities and distribution centers, as well as a $100 per-week payment for essential supervisors, certain site staff and depot managers still reporting to work.  

“These premium payments will be extended to approximately 11,000 front-line team members who make, sell and distribute products to retail customers across the country,” said Campbell’s CEO Mark Clouse in a letter to employees Tuesday. “These temporary benefits, implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be in place for at least five weeks beginning March 29.”

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Clouse said the incentives also include those that oversee company’s sales execution teams in stores, working with customers and any independent distributors making sure shelves are stocked at stores. 

“I can’t emphasize enough the importance of the heroic efforts of our teams at our manufacturing plants, distribution centers and in-store field-based sales, as they work to ensure our neighbors have food during this critical time,” Clouse said.

Campbell's also said it is currently looking to fill jobs at manufacturing and distribution centers. To apply click here.

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