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Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's Issue Bonuses for Frontline Retail Workers

17 Aug, 2020


Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s have issued companywide bonuses for its hourly frontline retail, distribution center and manufacturing plant team of $250, $500, $750, or $1,000 based on job role and seniority, representing a multimillion-dollar investment to reward its Outfitters and employees for their efforts amid the pandemic.
 
Additionally, the company is raising nationwide starting wages in its distribution centers in an effort to continue attracting and rewarding the most passionate team members in the industry. Starting wages vary by market.
 
“It is difficult to put into words how deeply proud we are of all our dedicated team members who have worked tirelessly on the frontlines throughout this pandemic, showing up every day to take care of our customers. They have done an absolutely remarkable job to help our customers get back to nature safely and responsibly by serving them in our stores, fulfilling orders in our distribution centers and building the very best boats and kayaks,” said Johnny Morris, noted conservationist and founder of Bass Pro Shops and White River Marine Group. “We are very proud to reward our frontline team members with these well-deserved bonuses for all their efforts in these challenging times.”
 
The company is actively hiring more than 5,000 team members to support Americans getting back to nature and spending time responsibly enjoying the outdoors. With many traditional summer activities canceled or severely restricted, Bass Pro noted there is unprecedented interest in families and individuals returning to nature, where they can safely practice social distancing in activities like fishing, hunting, hiking, camping and boating.
 
Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s said it has long been nationally recognized for excellence as an employer and for its relentless commitment to its customers. Last year, Reputation.com ranked the company as the third most-reputable major retailer in America. Forbes has also recognized Bass Pro Shops as one of America’s most respected companies and one of America’s best employers.
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