Scripps Gives Bonuses To Pandemic Workers

Some Scripps employees were sent an email Wednesday, informing them that they were getting a one time bonus of $1,000 and an extra day off. The bonus and the PTO day were given to employees whose jobs required them to be in the office or in the field at least 60% of the time during the pandemic.

Sinclair Paying $9M In Employee Bonuses

Sinclair Broadcast Group said today that, as a result of tax reform legislation, it will pay a special $1,000 bonus to almost 9,000 full-time and part-time regular employees at all of its stations and subsidiaries, excluding senior level executives. “We are grateful to our president and legislature for passing the landmark Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and are excited about the benefits it will provide for our country’s economy, our company, and our employees,” said CEO Chris Ripley.

Tribune Seeks Approval For New Bonus Plan ‎

The company wants a judge to OK paying executives up to $43 million in bonuses.