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Price Chopper/Market 32 giving hourly employees a raise

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Chris Rooney
Updated: March 20, 2020 03:29 PM
Created: March 20, 2020 03:15 PM

Hourly workers at Price Chopper/Market 32 stores are getting a pay increase, the supermarket chain announced Friday afternoon.

The Schenectady-based company says it’s doing this in recognition of the efforts its employees are making during this unprecedented time.

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“Our teammates have shown selfless dedication since the pandemic began and been nothing short of amazing,” President and CEO Scott Grimmett said in a statement.

Both full and part-time employees will get a $1 per hour increase starting next week and continuing until April 19.

Price Chopper/Market 32 announced Thursday that it’s  looking to hire more than 2,000 new part-time or temporary workers.


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