UPDATE (5/14/20 5:46 p.m.)
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – BFS has announced that it is again extending its increased bonus pay for employees through June 14, according to a news release.
UPDATE (4/15/20 2:45 p.m.)
MORGANTOWN, W.Va – BFS Companies announced on Wednesday that its increased bonus pay to its employees has been expanded into mid-May.
On March 26, the company announced in a press release that employees would receive a pay raise beginning that week until April 19, but on Wednesday BFS announced that the period of increased appreciation bonus pay will now expire on May 17. Additional details on the pay raise can be found below.
ORIGINAL (3/26/20 2:20 p.m.)
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — BFS Companies is going to begin offering its employees a wage increase due to the extra responsibility and necessity of their work during the coronavirus pandemic.
According to a press release sent out by the company, employees of all BFS properties — including subsidiaries inside of their convenience stores such as Little Caesars and Dairy Queen — will receive a pay raise starting from the work week of March 23 until at least April 19.
The pay increase for hourly employees will be $2 an hour, and salaried employees will receive an extra $100 a week, according to the release.
BFS states that it is closely following CDC guidelines and taking extra precautions by enhancing daily cleaning and disinfecting while also making sure high-traffic areas are constantly sanitized.