Jennie-O employees share millions in bonuses
WILLMAR — About 6,300 hourly and farm employees across Jennie-O Turkey Store received Thanksgiving bonuses totaling $6.2 million. It works out to $985 on average per eligible worker.
Those with 10 or more years of services received at least $1,460.
This is the 14th year employees have received bonuses. The bonuses are based on the company's fiscal year performance, which this year ended on Oct. 28.
Jennie-O Turkey Store, based in Willmar, is owned by Hormel Foods.