According to recent reports, Microsoft will give its non-executive employees a one-time cash gift of $1500 for their work during the pandemic.
Given that the tech company made a huge profit during the pandemic, The Verge said workers below the vice president level who joined by March 31, 2021 at the latest, will be the beneficiaries of the bonus, including part-time workers.<span class=”s1″></span>
In the first quarter of 2021, Microsoft recorded a 38% profit growth.
Microsoft is not the only tech company to pay bonuses because of the pandemic.<span class=”s1″></span>
Google and Amazon also took part in rewarding their employees.
In an interview with the BBC, Microsoft said the bonus was a symbol of appreciation “during a uniquely challenging year.”
For more information, read the original story in the BBC.