Domino's decided to stop waiting and to take action to ensure their workers are compensated for being on the front lines.

According to a press release, Domino's announced this week that more than 11,500 company-owned store and supply chain hourly team members and drivers will receive a special bonus in December - an investment totaling more than $9.6 million.

Eligible team members are set to receive up to $1,200, similar to the one-time payment that most Americans received at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic

"We strive every day to uphold our values of doing the right thing and putting people first," said Domino's Chief Executive Officer Ritch Allison. "We have the honor and privilege of being open and operating throughout the U.S. during this crisis, and we recognize that we could not be doing it without the hard work and dedication of our team members. This is our way of saying thank you to these remarkable people.

Domino's previously paid a special bonus to frontline workers at its corporate stores and supply chain centers earlier this year, while also providing paid time off to its part-time, frontline team members impacted by COVID-19.

Domino's also previously announced that the Corporation and its franchisees were looking to hire an additional 30,000 people across the U.S. to meet demand and to provide opportunities for those who were affected by job loss as businesses closed.

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