Food Basics hikes wages for workers during COVID-19

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Food basics has announced a raise for employees working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The company says it a statement “We recognize that our in-store and distribution centre teams have been working very hard to support our customers and communities as we face this unprecedented crisis. To compensate for their long hours and dedication on the front line, we will be increasing our employees’ hourly wage by + $2 effective retroactively from March 8th and continuing through to May 2nd.”

Loblaws has also announced a 15% wage hike for workers.