For the first time in what seems like forever, the largest retailer in the world, Walmart announced today that they would be closing all of their stores on Thanksgiving Day, so their associates can spend time with their families. They also announced that they would be handing out $428 million in special bonuses to their employees.

Being someone who has worked at places that were opened on Thanksgiving, this is dope and although the bonus won’t be huge, it has been in line with what they’ve been doing since the start of the pandemic. It will be interesting to see their plan for Black Friday, with the coronavirus not looking like it’s slowing down anytime soon.

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