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Wegmans increasing pay for employees amid COVID-19 outbreak

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Posted at 4:30 PM, Mar 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-21 16:37:53-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Wegmans says it is increasing pay for its employees amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Employees will see an increase of $2 an hour, it will be retroactive for the month of March and includes April.

Employees were notified of the increase Friday.

A Wegmans spokesperson says "it’s how we’re saying 'thank you' for all their hard work during this crisis."