ALTOONA, Pa. — Sheetz announced they're giving all store employees a $2 an hour wage increase Monday.
The family owned and operated restaurant and convenience chain said the permanent increase equals to a $50 million annual investment and comes on after the company’s $28.5 million investment in store employee wages announced in February.
The company also announced a $12 million investment in a summer stimulus program which will provide store employees an additional $1 an hour wage increase from May 21 until September 23.
“To attract and retain top talent, we know we need to continue to invest in our employees,” Travis Sheetz, President/COO of Sheetz said. “That investment includes more than just competitive wages. We provide career growth opportunities and a clear path to promotion so life at Sheetz can be not just a job, but a career.”
According to Sheetz, the $2 an hour increase for all 18,000 employees will start May 21.
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