USA: Tyson increasing benefits for frontline workers after 8 die & 1,180 infected
Tyson is doubling bonuses and increasing health benefits for frontline workers. At least 8 have died of coronavirus and over 1,180 have been infected., 29 April 2020
Tyson Foods has doubled its "thank you bonus" pool from $60 million to $120 million; workers will receive $500 bonuses in early May and July.
The company also increased short-term disability leave to 90% of a worker's normal pay, which it offers instead of paid sick leave.
At least eight Tyson workers have died of COVID-19, and more than 1,180 have been infected.