(Adds Boeing) April 16 (Reuters) - Rocked by the coronavirus pandemic, Corporate America is rushing to revise its hiring plans and taking a hard look at staff incentives as the outbreak leads to shuttering of businesses, travel bans and a rush to stock up on essentials amid widespread lockdowns. While a wave of layoffs at restaurants, bars, hotels and airlines has led to a surge in the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits, several essential businesses have ramped up hiring and laid out incentives for frontline workers. Following is a list of companies with their plans to furlough employees, hire more workers or increase wages or incentives: JOB CUTS: Boeing Co To reduce the size of its workforce by about 10% Abercrombie & Furloughed its North America and EMEA region store Fitch employees Best Buy Co To furlough about 51,000 hourly U.S. store employees Capri Holdings To furlough all its 7,000 employees in North America Gap Inc To furlough majority of its store workers in the United States and Canada General To furlough about half its workers in the U.S. engine Electric assembly and component manufacturing operations and cut U.S. workforce at its aviation unit by about 10% Halliburton To furlough about 3,500 employees in Houston for 60 days Harley-Davidson Temporarily laid off most of its global production employees J.C. Penney Furloughed a majority of its hourly staff and salaried associates Kohl's Temporary furlough for store and store distribution center workers Macy's To furlough most of its 130,000 employees Marriott To furlough what it expects will be tens of thousands of International employees Neiman Marcus To furlough most of its about 14,000 workers PVH Corp In North America, about 75% of store, office and warehouse associates to be furloughed or have their working hours decreased Ralph Lauren To temporarily furlough store employees where retail operations are suspended RH To temporarily furlough about 2,300 team members and permanently reduce workforce by 440 members Ross Stores To temporarily furlough majority of its store and distribution center associates Royal Caribbean To lay off or furlough about 26% of its workforce in the Cruises United States, affecting nearly 1,300 employees Shake Shack About 20% of existing home office headcount has been furloughed or laid off Spirit To furlough workers supporting Boeing programs in Kansas AeroSystems and Oklahoma for 21 days Holdings Tesla To furlough all non-essential workers TJX Cos To furlough most of its about 286,000 employees at its stores and distribution centers Under Armour Will temporarily lay off teammates that work in its U.S. brand and factory house stores, along with 600 workers at its U.S.-based distribution centers Urban To furlough substantial number of store, wholesale and home Outfitters office employees for 60 days Walt Disney To start furloughs of non-essential U.S. employees across the company on April 19 HIRING: Amazon.com Plans to hire 100,000 warehouse, delivery workers in U.S. CVS Health To hire 50,000 across U.S. to fill roles including store associates, home delivery drivers DaVita Inc Plans to hire at least 15,000 new employees throughout 2020 Dollar Tree To hire 25,000 workers to support stores and distribution (bwnews.pr/2JcJ724) centers Dollar General Plans to add up to 50,000 employees by April end Instacart To hire 300,000 gig workers over the next three months Kroger Co To hire an additional 20,000 workers over the next several weeks Papa Johns To hire up to 20,000 new restaurant team members for delivery and take-out services PepsiCo To hire 6,000 full-time employees across the U.S. in coming months Rite Aid To hire 5,000 associates for full and part-time roles Walmart To hire 150,000 workers through end of May in stores, fulfillment centers PAY HIKES: Amazon.com Hiked entry wages to $17 from $15 and raised overtime pay for warehouse workers Chipotle To offer 10% increase in hourly pay for restaurant employees who work between March 16 and April 12 Mondelez To increase hourly wage by $2 International Inc Kroger Raised wages for hourly staff by $2 an hour until April 18 Target To raise minimum wage by $2/hour for store, distribution center workers through May 2 Walmart Temporarily raised entry wages for workers in its e-commerce warehouses by $2 Wayfair Has increased pay for hourly employees in fulfillment centers Wendys Hourly crew members, shift managers and assistant general managers in restaurants to get 10% increase in hourly pay over next 5 weeks ONE-TIME PAYMENTS: CVS Health To pay bonuses of $150-$500 to employees who are required to be at CVS facilities to assist customers Conagra Brands Full-time employees at U.S. production, distribution facilities to receive $500 as cash bonus and part-time employees will get $250 J.M. Smucker To give a $1,500 one-time bonus to each of its 5,700 employees on duty JPMorgan Chase & To give front-line employees, workers staffing branches, Co call centers a one-time $1,000 bonus Kroger Frontline grocery, supply chain, manufacturing, customer service associates to get one-time bonus; $300 for full time and $150 for part time Mondelez To pay a $125 weekly bonus for its sales representatives International Inc Target Corp To pay out bonuses to 20,000 hourly store team leads who oversee departments in stores, ranging from $250-$1,500 Tyson Foods To pay $500 as bonus to frontline employees, payable during the first week of July Under Armour To begin paying premium bonuses to its distribution center teammates Walgreens Boots To pay $300 for full-time, $150 for part-time hourly team Alliance members in stores, distribution centers beginning late April Walmart To pay special bonus of $300 to full-time hourly workers, $150 to part-time associates Wells Fargo Domestic full-time employees, who make less than $100,000 a year, to get a pre-tax payment of $600, part-time employees would get a $300 bonus (Reporting by Aishwarya Venugopal and Sanjana Shivdas in Bengaluru; Editing by Sweta Singh, Saumyadeb Chakrabarty, Anil D'Silva, Aditya Soni and Vinay Dwivedi)
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