H-E-B extending $2 pay increase for hourly employees through June 21

Texas Proud Pay is for hourly store, manufacturing, warehouse, transportation workers

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SAN ANTONIO – H-E-B is extending its Texas Proud Pay program that gives hourly pay increases as the grocery chain continues to meet consumer demands during the coronavirus pandemic.

The program, which was announced in mid-March, has been extended through June 21, the grocery chain said on Twitter. H-E-B has previously extended the program.

The Texas Proud Pay program is for hourly store, manufacturing, warehouse and transportation partners.

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Beginning June 22, the San Antonio-based chain will accelerate merit increases for hourly store and supply chain employees.

The $2 pay increase recognizes employees’ hard work during the pandemic, H-E-B writes.

“Throughout the coronavirus crisis, H-E-B Partners have demonstrated our collective commitment to take care of Texans," H-E-B states online. "We are deeply proud of our more than 120,000 H-E-B Partners and commend them for their hard work and heartfelt service and compassion throughout this crisis, each and every day.”

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