Shoprite Gives E1102m Bonus to Its Employees As Lockdown Looms
Shoprite, besides the government, is one of the major employers in South Africa.Pieter Engelbrecht, the current Shoprite CEO, expounded on the step taken to brighten up their employees’ faces, stating in one of his comments that it is with deep appreciation to their employees for constantly working hard and ensuring their shelves are always stocked, ensuring the continued supply of products for their 29 million esteemed customers.
the country will be initiating the lockdown in a few hours, in an attempt of
limiting the spread of the contagious respiratory illness, some few citizens
will still be making a great effort in serving the nation together with their
fellow citizens. Supply truck drivers and cashiers, cashiers and healthcare
personnel are some of the lucky service renderers who will remain to be the
county’s heroes during this trying moment, as the country focuses on
stabilizing and controlling this menace.
Concerning this, Shoprite has rewarded its employees a token as a way of gratifying their intended purpose of continued service despite the rise in pandemic cases.
Cyril Ramaphosa had issued a stern caution against bulk buying and stocking up, explaining that the essential services and needs providers will continue operating uninterrupted. Worryingly, several citizens did not heed to this call and have been spotted crowding to make purchases in prior, thereby exposing them to a great risk of getting infected.