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Alabama

  • Regions Financial Corporations announced a base wage increase to $15 per hour; $40 million in charitable donations; and $100 million in capital expenditures.
  • Protective Life announced it is giving its employees a $1,000 bonus and increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
  • Russell Lands announced employees will receive a $500 bonus.

Alaska

  • Home Bancshares, Inc. announced 850 full-time employees will receive a $500 bonus.

Arizona

  • Arizona Public Service announced it will pass on $119 million of savings for its customers.
  • U-Haul announced its 28,000 employees will receive bonuses totaling $23 million. Full-time employees will receive a $1,200 bonus and part-time employees will get a $500 bonus.
  • Western Alliance announced a base pay raise of 7.5 percent for the lowest-paid 50% of employees; increased bonuses; and increased match of its 401(k).
  • YAM Worldwide announced bonuses of $2,000 for employees who have been with the company for longer than 6 months, and bonuses of $1,000 for all other employees.

Arkansas

  • Walmart announced a base wage increase to $11 per hour; bonuses totaling approximately $400 million.
  • Bank of the Ozarks announced bonuses up to $1,200 for 2,300 employees.
  • Tyson Foods Inc. announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.

California

  • Apple announced it will repatriate a portion of its overseas cash, which will pump $350 billion into the U.S. economy. Apple plans to create 20,000 jobs and establish a new Apple campus.
  • Wells Fargo announced a raised base wage from $13.50 to $15.00; $400 million in charitable contributions; and make a $100 million capital investment over the next three years.
  • Disney announced 125,000 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus in addition to a $50 million investment into a new employee education program.
  • Charles Schwab announced it will provide 9,000 non-executive employees with a $1,000 bonus in addition to adding over 1,200 employees and will build out new business centers in Austin and Dallas. The company will also increase their annual philanthropy contribution.
  • Summit State Bank announced $2,000 bonuses for non-executive employees.
  • Jordan Winery announced $1,000 bonuses for its employees.
  • First Northern Community Bancorp announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and raise its minimum wage by $2 an hour. The company will also contribute an additional $100,000 to local non-profits and charities.
  • Visa announced it will significantly increase its 401(k) contribution to 10 percent of employees base salary.
  • PodcastOne announced all full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Willis Lease Finance Corporation announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Saban Capital Group announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Community Valley Bank announced its employees will receive a $500 bonus in addition to increasing its community contribution budget and enhancing its employee education and training opportunities.
  • Ares Management LP announced it will restructure from a private equity firm to a corporation.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc. announced it will repatriate $67 billion back to the U.S.
  • Mission Produce announced it is giving all U.S. based employees a $1,000 bonus in addition to increasing investment in new facilities and technology.

Colorado

  • Chipotle Mexican Grill announced their 71,000 employees will receive benefits including cash bonuses of up to $1,000 for hourly and salaried restaurant employees.
  • Bank of Colorado announced it will give all full-time employees $1,000 bonuses.
  • Canary LLC’s CEO announced the company will hire more employees and increase capital spending.
  • First Southwest Bank announced it will raise its minimum wage to $14 an hour plus full benefits.
  • National Bank Holdings Corporation announced employees making less than $50,000 will receive a bonus of $1,000.

Connecticut

  • Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses for their 9,500 employees making less than $75,000 per year.
  • Cigna announced it will raise its minimum wage to $16 per hour in addition to an increase to retirements accounts, affecting more than 30,000 of the company’s workers.
  • Charter Communications announced it will increase its minimum wage to $15 per hour.
  • Webster Financial announced it will give $1,000 bonuses to its employees.
  • Avangrid announced they will pass along tax savings to its gas and electric customers.
  • Information Services Group announced it will make an additional contribution of $500 to its employee’s 401(k) accounts.
  • Windsor Federal Savings announced $250 bonuses for all employees excluding upper-management.
  • Pitney Bowes announced it will make an investment of more than $18 million to raise wages of its hourly employees.

Delaware

  • Navient announced 98% of their 6,700 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Mountaire Farms announced full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and part-time employees will receive a $500 bonus.
  • Delaware Supermarkets Inc. announced $150 additional bonuses to 1,000 non-management employees.

District of Columbia

  • Washington Gas announced it plans to reduce 1.1 million customer rates in DC, Maryland, and Virginia by approximately $34 million starting in 2018.
  • Pepco announced it will provide a credit lowering customer bills starting in the first quarter of 2018.

Florida

  • Harris Corporation announced it will contribute an additional $300 million to its employee pension fund in addition to giving its 17,000 non-executive employees stock awards of $1,470, or approximately $24 million in total. The company also plans to invest $20 million in technologies.
  • Darden Restaurants announced it will spend an additional $20 million on over 175,000 employees this year.
  • The Flood Insurance Agency announced $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees.
  • AutoNation announced that it will double its matching contributions to employees’ 401(k) plans as well as increase its deferred compensation match up to 100% for the first $5,500.
  • RGF Environmental Group, Inc. announced employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Duke Energy announced it will pass on savings from tax reform to its customers that results in customers’ saving an average of $187 on their electric bill over the next three years.
  • Joseph’s Lite Cookies announced it will give its employees raises of $3,000-$4,000 in addition to investing in new computer systems and new product packaging.
  • Don Ramon Restaurant announced unspecified bonuses and raises to staff.

Georgia

  • Aflac announced it will increase overall investment in the U.S. by $250 million; as well as increase the 401(k) match from 50% to 100% on the first 4% of compensation in addition to a one-time $500 contribution to every employee’s 401(k).
  • UPS announced it will make a $12 billion investment in pension funding and infrastructure.
  • Home Depot announced it will award its hourly employees with a bonus of up to $1,000.
  • SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced it will increase their employees base wage to $15 per hour; provide $50 million in additional community grants; and include merit pay raise and additional 401(k) contributions.
  • Total System Services announced $1,000 bonuses for 11,500 employees.
  • Synovus Financial Corporation announced non-executive employees will get a $1,000 bonus.
  • Yancey Bros announced $500 bonuses for 1,200 employees.
  • Shred-X announced it will buy a new truck and potentially hire a new employee.
  • American Proteins Inc. announced it will provide its 700 employees with $1,000 bonuses.
  • AR-15 Gun Owners of America announced its employees will receive a $300 bonus.

Hawaii

  • Hawaiian Electric Companies announced its 460,000 customers can expect to see lower electric bills as the company passes on savings from the corporate tax reduction.
  • First Hawaiian National Bank announced $1,500 bonuses to 2,264 employees and a base wage increase to $15 per hour.
  • Bank of Hawaii announced $1,000 bonuses to 2,074 employees and a base wage increase from $12 to $15 per hour.
  • American Savings Bank announced $1,000 bonuses to 1,150 employees and a base wage increase from $12.21 to $15.25 per hour.
  • Central Pacific Bank announced all 850 employees will receive $1,000 bonuses and a base wage increase from $12 to $15.25 per hour.
  • Territorial Savings Bank announced $1,000 bonuses to 247 employees and a base wage hike from $11.25 to $15.25 per hour.
  • Hawaii National Bank announced $1,000 bonuses to its employees.
  • Royal Hawaiian Heritage Jewelry announced the company will open additional retail locations.

Idaho

  • Melaleuca announced all 2,000 employees will receive a $100 bonus for every year they have worked at the company.
  • Ball Ventures announced $100 bonuses for its 260 employees.
  • DePatco, Inc. announced it will give employee bonuses.

Illinois

  • Boeing announced $100 million in charitable donations; $100 million for workforce development; and, $100 million for infrastructure and facilities.
  • McDonald’s announced it will open an additional 1,000 stores worldwide this year in addition to investing $2.4 billion to existing locations.
  • Discover announced it will raise its minimum hourly pay rate to $15.25 and give over 15,000 non-executive employees a $1,000 bonus.
  • First Midwest Bank announced employees will receive a $1,035 bonus. The company will also raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour and make a $2 million contribution to its charitable foundation.
  • MB Financial Bank announced it will increase its minimum wage to $15 per hour in addition to giving employees an unspecified one-time bonus. The company will also contribute $7.5 million to its charitable foundation to invest in charity work in the community.
  • Emkay, Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses for 150 employees.
  • Griffith Trucking announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • American Community Bank and Trust announced employees will receive a $500 bonus in addition to increasing its hiring plans.
  • BMO Harris Bank announced it will increase its base wage to $15 per hour.
  • Ameren Illinois announced it will pass tax savings to customers, which will save electric customers an average of $2.50 to $3.00 per month and gas customers an average of $1 per month.
  • ComEd announced it will pass along $200 million in tax savings to its customers. The average customer can expect to see an estimated $2-$3 decrease in their monthly bill.

Indiana

  • First Farmers Bank & Trust announced a $750 minimum bonus for each full-time employee and a base wage increase by $2.50 per hour.
  • MutualBank announced $750 bonuses for full and part-time employees in addition to raising the minimum wage by $0.50 per hour.
  • 1st Source Corporation announced employees will receive a $500 bonus in addition to issuing 10 shares of stocks valued at $500 to all employees and an increase to the tuition reimbursement program.
  • MainSource Financial Group announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour, affecting over 200 employees.
  • Family Express announced a base wage increase to $11 per hour.
  • First Merchants Corp. announced it will raise its base wage by $1 per hour.
  • OneMain Holdings, Inc. announced employee wage increases and bonuses.
  • Quake Manufacturing announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and a paid gym membership.
  • Wirco, Inc. announced its employees will receive a $500 bonus.

Iowa

  • MidAmerican Energy announced it would return between $90.8 million and $112.3 million of its tax savings to electric customers.
  • Alliant Energy announced it will return between $500,000 and $3.7 million of its tax savings to gas customers.
  • Iowa-American Water Co. announced it will return $1.5 million to $1.8 million to customers.
  • Black Hills Energy announced it would return $1.6 million to its gas customers.
  • Pattison Sand announced employees will receive a $600 bonus and a pay raise between $1.50-$2.00 an hour for its employees.
  • Ohnward Bancshares announced $1,000 bonuses for all 260 employees.
  • Anfinson Farm Store announced $1,000 bonuses and a 5% pay raise for all full-time employees.
  • Bank Midwest announced employees will receive $500 bonuses for full-time employees and $250 bonuses to part-time employees.
  • Cedar Rapids Toyota announced it will give each full-time employee a $500 bonus.
  • Dyersville Die Cast announced it will give its full-time employees a $200 bonus, and full-time and hourly employees will be receiving $50 monthly bonuses for next year. The company announced the bonuses total approximately $150,000.

Kansas

  • Westar Energy announced it will pass on $65 million in savings per year to its customers.
  • Lawrence Paper Company announced 300 employees will receive a $500 bonus.
  • United Bank and Trust announced it will raise hourly and salaried employees’ wages by $100 per month.

Kentucky

  • Louisville Gas and Electric Company announced its customers will receive an estimated $91 million in savings.
  • Kentucky Utilities Company announced its customers will receive an estimated $86 million in savings.
  • Community Trust Bancorp announced $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees and $500 bonuses for part-time employees.
  • Brown-Forman announced it will fully fund its current pension liability of $120 million in addition to expanding its philanthropic community work.
  • Turning Point Brands, Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses for 107 employees.
  • Humana announced it will increase its base wage to $15 per hour.
  • Verst Logistics announced all full-time employees will receive $500 bonuses.

Louisiana

  • Blessey Marine announced it will pass along $1 million in tax savings to their employees.
  • Gulf Coast Bank and Trust announced it will raise its minimum wage to $12 per hour in addition to increasing its community rewards program by 50% to $75,000.
  • Metairie Bank announced it will give all its 120 employees a bonus of $1,000 employees in addition to increasing its minimum wage to $12 per hour.

Maine

  • Camden National Bank announced it will give $1,000 bonuses to all non-executive full-time employees, and a $750 bonus to all part-time employees.

Maryland

  • Baltimore Gas & Electric announced the utility company is passing on $82 million worth of tax savings leading to lower gas and electric bills for its customers.
  • St. John Properties Inc. announced $1,500 bonuses for its employees.
  • Sinclair Broadcast Group announced $1,000 bonuses for 9,000 employees.
  • Lockheed Martin announced it will spend $200 million on research and development and put additional funds into capital expenditures, employee training, and charitable contributions.

Massachusetts

  • Eversource Energy announced it will lower its existing electricity rates for its customers in eastern Massachusetts by $35.4 million and $16.6 million for customers in western Massachusetts.
  • Berkshire Hills announced 1,000 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus in addition to increasing the base wage to $15 per hour. The company also plans to increase investment in employee development and contribute $2 million to the company’s charitable foundation that will be invested in the community.
  • Thermo Fischer Scientific Inc. announced it will make additional investments totaling $50 million. 68,000 non-executive employees will receive a $500 bonus in addition to $16 million going toward research and development.
  • Blue Hills Bancorp announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus in addition to raising its minimum wage to $15 per hour. The company will also increase investments in employee development and contribute $2 million to its charities arm to invest in the community.
  • HarborOne Bank announced $500 bonuses to 600 employees and a base wage increase to $15 per hour.
  • National Grid announced its 908,000 customers will receive a rate reduction.
  • Adams Community bank announced full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and part-time employees will receive a $500 bonus in addition to raising the minimum wage to $13.25 per hour.
  • Cooperstown Environmental LLC announced it will double its company-paid 401(k) contribution to its employees’ accounts.
  • The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities announced it will reduce rates for customers.
  • 1A Auto announced it will award bonuses to all full-time employees.
  • The Stowaway announced every full-time employee will receive a $500 bonus and each part-time employee will receive a $200 bonus.
  • Unity Bancorp Inc. announced all employees excluding executive management will receive a $750 bonus.

Michigan

  • Fiat Chrysler announced $2,000 bonuses to 60,000 hourly and salaried employees, excluding senior leadership. The company also announced it will invest over $1 billion in modernizing the Detroit Warren Truck Plant and move production of Ram Heavy Duty trucks to Detroit, creating 2,500 jobs.
  • Land and Company announced full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and part-time employees will receive a $500 bonus.
  • DTE Energy announced it will lower bills for its 2.2 million electric and 1.3 million gas customers. According to DTE, the savings will amount to approximately $190 million.
  • Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr and Huber announced all of its 400 full and part-time employees will receive a $1,500 bonus.
  • Lakestone Bank & Trust announced its salaried employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and its hourly employees will receive a $1 per hour raise.
  • Mill Steel Company announced its 400 full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Penske Automotive Group, Inc. announced an increase of its 401(k) match.
  • Consumers Energy announced rate reductions in customer energy bills.
  • U.S. Special Delivery announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.

Minnesota

  • U.S. Bancorp announced $1,000 bonuses for 60,000 employees; a base wage increase to $15 per hour; and $150 million for charitable contributions.
  • TCF Financial announced $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees and $500 bonuses for part-time employees.
  • Best Buy announced over 100,000 employees will receive a bonus, with full-time employees receiving a $1,000 bonus and part-time employees receiving a $500 bonus.
  • Data Sales Co., Inc. announced all of their employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Ecolab announced it will make a $25 million contribution to its charitable foundation.

Mississippi

  • Bancorp South announced in additional investments in its employees of over $10 million.
  • Ingalls Shipbuilding announced that 11,500 employees will receive a $500 bonus.

Missouri

  • Stifel Financial Corporation announced $1,500 bonuses for 7,000 employees.
  • Commerce Bank announced their 3,450 employees will receive $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees and $250 bonuses for part-time employees; $25 million in charitable donations.
  • Kansas City Power and Light announced it will pass along 100% of their tax savings, resulting in approximately $65 million in savings for their customers.
  • Central Bank of St. Louis announced their 2,500 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus for full-time employees and a $500 bonus for part-time employees.
  • Central Bancompany announced its 2,500 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus for full-time employees and a $500 bonus for part-time employees.
  • Hawthorn Bank announced full-time employees will receive $1,000 bonuses and part time employees will receive $500 bonuses.
  • Hostess Brands Inc., announced employees will receive a $750 bonus and the company will provide a $500 401(k) contribution.
  • Kansas City Southern announced $1,000 bonuses for their employees.
  • Bank of Advance announced employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Dynamic Fasteners announced full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Mid-AM Metal Forming announced unspecified bonuses for its 140 employees.
  • Great Southern Bancorp announced more than 1,200 employees will receive a bonus with full-time employees receiving a $1,000 bonus and part-time employees getting a $500 bonus.

Montana

  • Rod’s Harvest Foods announced they will be providing employees with a $500 bonus in addition to raising wages three to five percent and increasing its minimum wage to $11 per hour.

Nebraska

  • Nelnet announced $1,000 bonuses for 4,100 employees.
  • Pinnacle Bank announced $1,000 bonuses for 1,007 employees.
  • Heartland Bank announced full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Northwestern Energy announced its customers will receive a rate reduction for their energy bill.

Nevada

  • South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa announced doubling of bonuses for 2,300 employees.
  • Kalb Industries announced employees will receive an unspecified one-time bonus.

New Hampshire

  • Franklin Savings Bank announced all employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • PC Connection, Inc. announced all employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.

New Jersey

  • Verizon announced 155,000 employees, excluding management personnel, will receive 50 shares of restricted stock. The stock units given to employees amount to approximately $400 million in total.
  • OceanFirst Financial Corp. announced a base wage increase to $15 per hour.
  • Johnson & Johnson announced it will spend more on research in the health-care sector.
  • Amboy Bank announced it will give employees a $1,000 bonus.
  • Flemington Car and Truck Country Family of Brands announced it will give employees a $500 bonus.
  • Somerset Savings Bank announced it will give employees a $750 bonus.
  • Unity Bank announced a $750 bonus to all employees excluding executive management.
  • Quest Diagnostics announced its full-time employees will receive a $500 bonus and a $250 bonus for its part-time employees.
  • Honeywell announced it will increase its employee 401(k) match.

New Mexico

  • Haciendas at Grace Village announced it plans to hire an additional 40 employees.

New York

  • Pfizer announced it will pay $100 million in bonuses to employees in addition to a $200 million contribution to the company’s charitable foundation and a $500 million contribution to its U.S. pension plan.
  • The Travelers Companies, Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses for 14,000 employees and a base wage increase to $15 per hour.
  • JP Morgan Chase & Co. announced 22,000 employees will receive a base wage increase from $12 to $16.50 per hour in addition to spending $20 billion over five years and increase lending to affordable-home buyers by $25 to $50 billion.
  • JetBlue Airlines announced a $1,000 bonus for all 21,000 employees.
  • Atlas Air Worldwide announced $1,000 bonuses to 3,100 employees.
  • Pioneer Credit Recovery announced $1,000 bonuses for 800 employees.
  • Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses, excluding non-executive personnel.
  • American Express announced it will invest an additional $200 million in customer growth initiatives in addition to increasing employee profit-sharing plans.
  • Empire National Bank announced it will increase its employees’ salaries by five percent in addition to giving its non-executive employees a $1,000 bonus. The company is also increasing its 401(k)-matching contribution.
  • Broadridge Financial Solutions announced it will increase its minimum hourly wage to $15 per hour in addition to providing hourly, non-management employees with a $1,750 bonus. The company will also enhance employee benefits, including more vacation days.
  • BNB Bank announced it is increasing is minimum wage to $15 per hour in addition to increasing wages for employees in the tier above that.
  • MetLife, Inc. announced it is increasing its minimum wage to $15 per hour in addition to enhancing benefits and boosting contributions to retirement plans. The company will also invest $10 million in skills development funds to help employees upgrade their workplace skills.
  • Dayton T. Brown Inc. announced $400 bonuses for all 210 employees.
  • M&T Bank announced it will increase hourly wages to $16 per hour.
  • Bank of New York Mellon announced it will increase its base wage to $15 per hour affecting 1,000 employees in addition to increasing investment in technology.
  • Flushing Financial Corporation announced full-time employees will receive $1,000 bonuses and part-time employees will receive $500 bonuses.
  • NBT Bancorp Inc. announced it will increase its minimum wage to $15 per hour and increase permanent salary pay for salaried workers earning $50,000 or less a year by five percent.
  • Evans Bancorp, Inc. announced non-executive employees will receive a $1,000 bonus in addition to making a $300,000 contribution to its charitable foundation.
  • Pepsico announced it will give employees a $1,000 bonus.
  • LiDestri Food and Drink announced their employees will get a one-time double paycheck for one-mid month pay period.
  • Assurant announced it will not move its operations in Bermuda and stay in the U.S.
  • ES Bancshares., Inc announced full-time employees will receive a $500 bonus and part-time employees will receive a $250 bonus.
  • Clayton Distillery announced it will make upgrades to its distillery.
  • Harry Schein, Inc. announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Pioneer Credit Recovery announced $1,000 bonuses for 800 employees.
  • Mastercard, Inc. announced it is increasing its 401(k) employer match to ten percent of an employee’s salary.

North Carolina

  • Bank of America announced $1,000 bonuses for 145,000 U.S. employees.
  • Lowe’s announced more than 260,000 part and full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • BB&T announced $1,200 bonuses for 27,000 employees; a base wage increase from $12 to $15 per hour; and, $100 million in charitable donations.
  • Atlantic Packaging announced nearly 1,000 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Aquesta Financial Holdings announced $1,000 bonuses to 95 employees and a base wage increase to $15 per hour.
  • IAT Insurance Group announced $3,000 bonuses for 685 non-executive employees.
  • Benchmark Auto Sales announced it will provide full health insurance coverage to its employees, totaling $120,000 in savings for its employees.
  • Charlotte Pipe and Foundry announced it will provide employees with a $1,000 bonus.
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina announced its 4,700 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus in addition to the company donating $40 million to charities.

North Dakota

  • Gate City Bank announced $1,000 bonuses to non-management employees; $500,000in higher charitable giving; and, $500,000 worth of free home appraisals.

Ohio

  • Nationwide Insurance announced $1,000 bonuses to 29,000 employees.
  • Fifth Third Bancorp announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour and provide more than 13,500 employees with a $1,000 bonus.
  • Western & Southern announced bonuses of $2,000 for full-time employees and bonuses of $1,000 for part-time employees.
  • Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses excluding non-executive personnel.
  • KeyBank announced it will increase its minimum wage to $15 per hour in addition to making unspecified contributions to employees’ 401(k) retirement accounts.
  • First Financial announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour.
  • Bruns General Contracting announced it will invest in equipment and strengthen retirement benefits for its employees.
  • J.M. Smucker Company announced a $20 million increase to its employee pension plan in addition to a $1,000 bonus for 5,000 employees and a $1 million increase to its charitable contributions.
  • Middlefield Banc Corp. announced every employee will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • R + L Carriers announced every employee will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Sheely’s Furniture and Appliance announced full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus, part-time employees will receive a $500 bonus, and the company plans on a 4,500-square foot expansion for its Bargain Bonus center.
  • Sheffer Corporation announced all 126 employees will receive $1,000 bonuses.

Oklahoma

  • Oklahoma Corporation Commission announced it will pass on $150 million of savings from the corporate tax cuts to customers.
  • AAON announced $1,000 bonuses to 2,000 employees.
  • Express Employment Professionals announced more than 200 non-executive employees will receive $2,000 bonuses.
  • Elmer Smith Oil Company announced employee bonuses to more than 300 employees.

Oregon

  • Pacific Power announced it will pass along tax savings to its customers.

Pennsylvania

  • Comcast announced $1,000 bonuses to 100,000 employees and at least a $50 billion investment in infrastructure over the next 5 years.
  • PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses to 47,500 employees; an additional $1,500 in employee pension accounts; a base wage increase to $15 per hour; and a $200 million charitable contribution.
  • First Summit Bank announced full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus, raise its salary arranges and increase its charitable giving budget by ten percent.
  • Kish Bancorp announced full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and part-time employees will get a $500 bonus. The company also announced a $10 million investment in a new technology, operations and customer service center.
  • AccuWeather announced year-end bonuses to all employees.
  • Fulton Financial Corporation announced it will raise the minimum wage to $12 per hour in addition to additional week of pay at year’s end. The company will also invest an additional $2 million in the communities it serves.
  • Noah Bank announced its employees will receive a $1,500 bonus.
  • Beneficial Bancorp, Inc. announced employees will receive a $1,000 bonus in addition to raising the minimum wage to $14 per hour .
  • NexTier Bank announced its 250 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • American Bank announced $1,000 bonuses for 60 employees.
  • Sundance Vacations announced employees will receive an unspecified one-time bonus totaling over $125,000.
  • Sewickley Spa announced its employees will receive a 5% salary raise and a 2.5% bonus on average of its employees’ yearly salary.
  • Customers Bank announced it will provide consumers with a bonus checking account that earns two percent interest.
  • Sussex Wire announced tax reform will enable the company to invest in new technology and hire new workers faster than originally planned.
  • Kraft Heinz Company announced it will make a $300 million strategic investment in its capabilities, more than $800 million in capital expenditures, and $1.3 billion to pre-fund its post-retirement benefit plans .

Rhode Island

  • CVS Health Corp. announced it will pass on benefits totaling approximately $425 million a year to its employees. The company will increase its hourly wage to $11 an hour.
  • Citizens Financial Group announced $1,000 bonuses bonuses for 12,500 employees and $10 million for charitable donations.
  • Dohrn Transfer announced its approximately 1,200 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc., announced it will award full time employees with $1,000 bonuses and a $500 bonus to part-time employees.

South Carolina

  • Blackbaud announced its employees will receive $2,000 of stock.
  • South State Bank announced 2,800 employees will receive bonuses. Full time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and part-time employees will receive a $750 bonus.
  • Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced ten percent pay raises for employees.
  • Solara Hospitality announced all 270 hourly-paid hotel employees will receive a $500 bonus.

South Dakota

  • Great Western Bancorp, Inc. announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15, a $500 bonus or wage increase for 70% of its workforce. In addition, Great Western announced increased investments of its employees’ health care offerings and a doubling of its annual contribution to its community charitable program.
  • Black Hills Energy announced refunds to South Dakotan utility users that total $7.67 million in October 2018.

Tennessee

  • FedEx announced it will increase compensation of over $200 million, 2/3rds of which will go to hourly employees in addition to a $1.5 billion contribution to the FedEx pension plan. FedEx also announced it will invest $1.5 billion to expand and modernize the Indianapolis and Memphis plants.
  • First Horizon National Corp. announced 4,000 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Advance Financial announced an increase in their 401(k) match; an increase in profit sharing; and, an increase in charitable donations. The company announced these actions will bring an additional $500,000 to employees and more than $550,000 to community organizations just for 2018.
  • Unum announced an increase to the minimum wage to $15 per hour and make an additional $1 million investment in charitable contributions.

Texas

  • AT&T announced $1,000 bonuses to 200,000 employees and a $1 billion increase in capital expenditures.
  • ExxonMobil announced it will invest more than $50 billion over the next five years to expand its business operations in the United States.
  • American Airlines announced $1,000 bonuses for every employee, excluding officers. The bonuses total approximately $130 million.
  • Southwest Airlines announced $1,000 bonuses for all 55,000 employees in addition to $5 million additional charitable donations.
  • Waste Management announced it will give approximately 34,000 employees a $2,000 bonus.
  • Comerica Inc. announced a $1,000 bonus to 4,500 non-officer employees and a base wage increase to $15 per hour.
  • Rush Enterprises Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses for all 6,600 employees.
  • Happy State Bank announced wage increases to over 700 of its employees with full-time employees receiving a $1,000 bonus and part-time employees receiving a $500 bonus. Additionally, the company is raising its minimum wage to $14 per hour and salaried employees making less than $18 hourly will receive a $1,000 annual increase.
  • Texas Capital Bank announced $1,000 bonuses for 900 employees.
  • Amarillo National Bank announced employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and the company will invest $2.5 million into its downtown properties.
  • Rio Bank announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Insperity, Inc. announced its non-executive employees will receive bonuses ranging from $1,000 to $4,000, totaling approximately $9 million.
  • Oncor announced the 3.4 million homes and businesses it serves will receive a refund.
  • FirstCapital Bank of Texas announced $500 bonuses to 197 employees.
  • Ennis, Inc. announced a $500 bonus to 2,200 non-management employees.
  • Group 1 Automotive, Inc. announced $500 bonuses for its employees.
  • El Paso Electric announced it will refund customers as a result of tax reform.
  • Leak Sealers announced its 100 employees will receive bonuses.

Utah

  • Zions Bancoporation announced $1,000 bonuses for nearly 80% of their employees and pay raises for more than 40% of employees.
  • Rocky Mountain Power announced it will pass along tax savings to its customers in Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming.

Vermont

  • Vermont Gas announced it will reduce 2018 customer costs by $2.4 million.

Virginia

  • Altria Group announced their 7,900 non-executive employees will receive a $3,000 bonus in addition to a $35 million contribution to its philanthropic programs.
  • Kiddar Capital announced it is giving its employees a bonus of anywhere from 5% to 15% of their current salary.
  • Capital One Financial announced they are raising its minimum wage to $15 per hour.
  • Bank of the James announced an increase base wage to $15 per hour for employees with more than one year of service.
  • First Bank and Trust Company announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour.
  • Payne Trucking Company announced it will give bonuses to its employees ranging from $250 to $750 based on time with the company.
  • Huntington Ingalls Industries announced a $500 bonus to employees.
  • CarMax, Inc. announced bonuses to part-time and full-time employees ranging from $200 to $1,500 based on length of service with the company
  • Farmers and Merchants Bank announced employees working over 30 hours a week will receive a $1,100 bonus and employees working less than 30 hours receive a $750 bonus.

Washington

  • Starbucks announced it is giving employees pay raises and stock grants of more than $250 million.
  • Alaska Airlines announced $1,000 bonuses for 23,000 employees.
  • First Financial Northwest, Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses to all employees, excluding executive personnel.
  • INB Bank announced $500 bonuses for 200 employees, excluding senior management, in addition to a base wage increase to $15 per hour.
  • Peoples Bank announced it will increase its base wage to $15 per hour and raise its 401(k) match from seven to eight percent.
  • Washington Federal announced all employees earning less than $100,000 per year will receive a five percent pay increase in addition to their normal merit increase.
  • HomeStreet Bank announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour.
  • APPS Portamedic announced employees will receive an unspecified bonus.
  • Sound Community Bank announced an increase for incentive compensation for employees.

West Virginia

  • Citizens Bank of West Virginia announced each of their 66 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Davis Trust Company announced it will provide a three percent pay increase in addition to year-end merit and cost-of-living increases.
  • West Virginia Public Service Commission passed up to $645 million dollars in cuts to utility rates along to customers.

Wisconsin

  • American Family Insurance announced it will give 11,000 employees a $1,000 bonus in addition to an increase of charitable contributions and a one-time 2 to 1 match for employee and agent donations to qualifying charities.
  • Town Bank announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour.
  • Blue Harbor Resort announced it will give employees a $1,000 bonus.
  • Associated Bank announced $500 employee bonuses and a base wage increase from $10 to $15 per hour.
  • Americacollect announced $300-$500 bonuses for their employees.
  • Copperleaf Assisted Living announced $200-$600 bonuses to employees.
  • Musicnotes, Inc. announced all employees will receive a three percent salary increase.
  • CUNA Mutual Group announced a $20 million contribution to its philanthropic foundation – its largest contribution ever.
  • Plexus Corp. announced it will repatriate approximately $500 million of offshore cash to the United States and provide 16,000 employees with bonuses totaling approximately $13 million.

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  • Jonah Bank announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.

Alabama

  • Regions Financial Corporations announced a base wage increase to $15 per hour; $40 million in charitable donations; and $100 million in capital expenditures.
  • Protective Life announced it is giving its employees a $1,000 bonus and increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
  • Russell Lands announced employees will receive a $500 bonus.

Alaska

  • Home Bancshares, Inc. announced 850 full-time employees will receive a $500 bonus.

Arizona

  • Arizona Public Service announced it will pass on $119 million of savings for its customers.
  • U-Haul announced its 28,000 employees will receive bonuses totaling $23 million. Full-time employees will receive a $1,200 bonus and part-time employees will get a $500 bonus.
  • Western Alliance announced a base pay raise of 7.5 percent for the lowest-paid 50% of employees; increased bonuses; and increased match of its 401(k).
  • YAM Worldwide announced bonuses of $2,000 for employees who have been with the company for longer than 6 months, and bonuses of $1,000 for all other employees.

Arkansas

  • Walmart announced a base wage increase to $11 per hour; bonuses totaling approximately $400 million.
  • Bank of the Ozarks announced bonuses up to $1,200 for 2,300 employees.
  • Tyson Foods Inc. announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.

California

  • Apple announced it will repatriate a portion of its overseas cash, which will pump $350 billion into the U.S. economy. Apple plans to create 20,000 jobs and establish a new Apple campus.
  • Wells Fargo announced a raised base wage from $13.50 to $15.00; $400 million in charitable contributions; and make a $100 million capital investment over the next three years.
  • Disney announced 125,000 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus in addition to a $50 million investment into a new employee education program.
  • Charles Schwab announced it will provide 9,000 non-executive employees with a $1,000 bonus in addition to adding over 1,200 employees and will build out new business centers in Austin and Dallas. The company will also increase their annual philanthropy contribution.
  • Summit State Bank announced $2,000 bonuses for non-executive employees.
  • Jordan Winery announced $1,000 bonuses for its employees.
  • First Northern Community Bancorp announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and raise its minimum wage by $2 an hour. The company will also contribute an additional $100,000 to local non-profits and charities.
  • Visa announced it will significantly increase its 401(k) contribution to 10 percent of employees base salary.
  • PodcastOne announced all full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Willis Lease Finance Corporation announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Saban Capital Group announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Community Valley Bank announced its employees will receive a $500 bonus in addition to increasing its community contribution budget and enhancing its employee education and training opportunities.
  • Ares Management LP announced it will restructure from a private equity firm to a corporation.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc. announced it will repatriate $67 billion back to the U.S.
  • Mission Produce announced it is giving all U.S. based employees a $1,000 bonus in addition to increasing investment in new facilities and technology.

Colorado

  • Chipotle Mexican Grill announced their 71,000 employees will receive benefits including cash bonuses of up to $1,000 for hourly and salaried restaurant employees.
  • Bank of Colorado announced it will give all full-time employees $1,000 bonuses.
  • Canary LLC’s CEO announced the company will hire more employees and increase capital spending.
  • First Southwest Bank announced it will raise its minimum wage to $14 an hour plus full benefits.
  • National Bank Holdings Corporation announced employees making less than $50,000 will receive a bonus of $1,000.

Connecticut

  • Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses for their 9,500 employees making less than $75,000 per year.
  • Cigna announced it will raise its minimum wage to $16 per hour in addition to an increase to retirements accounts, affecting more than 30,000 of the company’s workers.
  • Charter Communications announced it will increase its minimum wage to $15 per hour.
  • Webster Financial announced it will give $1,000 bonuses to its employees.
  • Avangrid announced they will pass along tax savings to its gas and electric customers.
  • Information Services Group announced it will make an additional contribution of $500 to its employee’s 401(k) accounts.
  • Windsor Federal Savings announced $250 bonuses for all employees excluding upper-management.
  • Pitney Bowes announced it will make an investment of more than $18 million to raise wages of its hourly employees.

Delaware

  • Navient announced 98% of their 6,700 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Mountaire Farms announced full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and part-time employees will receive a $500 bonus.
  • Delaware Supermarkets Inc. announced $150 additional bonuses to 1,000 non-management employees.

District of Columbia

  • Washington Gas announced it plans to reduce 1.1 million customer rates in DC, Maryland, and Virginia by approximately $34 million starting in 2018.
  • Pepco announced it will provide a credit lowering customer bills starting in the first quarter of 2018.

Florida

  • Harris Corporation announced it will contribute an additional $300 million to its employee pension fund in addition to giving its 17,000 non-executive employees stock awards of $1,470, or approximately $24 million in total. The company also plans to invest $20 million in technologies.
  • Darden Restaurants announced it will spend an additional $20 million on over 175,000 employees this year.
  • The Flood Insurance Agency announced $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees.
  • AutoNation announced that it will double its matching contributions to employees’ 401(k) plans as well as increase its deferred compensation match up to 100% for the first $5,500.
  • RGF Environmental Group, Inc. announced employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Duke Energy announced it will pass on savings from tax reform to its customers that results in customers’ saving an average of $187 on their electric bill over the next three years.
  • Joseph’s Lite Cookies announced it will give its employees raises of $3,000-$4,000 in addition to investing in new computer systems and new product packaging.
  • Don Ramon Restaurant announced unspecified bonuses and raises to staff.

Georgia

  • Aflac announced it will increase overall investment in the U.S. by $250 million; as well as increase the 401(k) match from 50% to 100% on the first 4% of compensation in addition to a one-time $500 contribution to every employee’s 401(k).
  • UPS announced it will make a $12 billion investment in pension funding and infrastructure.
  • Home Depot announced it will award its hourly employees with a bonus of up to $1,000.
  • SunTrust Banks, Inc. announced it will increase their employees base wage to $15 per hour; provide $50 million in additional community grants; and include merit pay raise and additional 401(k) contributions.
  • Total System Services announced $1,000 bonuses for 11,500 employees.
  • Synovus Financial Corporation announced non-executive employees will get a $1,000 bonus.
  • Yancey Bros announced $500 bonuses for 1,200 employees.
  • Shred-X announced it will buy a new truck and potentially hire a new employee.
  • American Proteins Inc. announced it will provide its 700 employees with $1,000 bonuses.
  • AR-15 Gun Owners of America announced its employees will receive a $300 bonus.

Hawaii

  • Hawaiian Electric Companies announced its 460,000 customers can expect to see lower electric bills as the company passes on savings from the corporate tax reduction.
  • First Hawaiian National Bank announced $1,500 bonuses to 2,264 employees and a base wage increase to $15 per hour.
  • Bank of Hawaii announced $1,000 bonuses to 2,074 employees and a base wage increase from $12 to $15 per hour.
  • American Savings Bank announced $1,000 bonuses to 1,150 employees and a base wage increase from $12.21 to $15.25 per hour.
  • Central Pacific Bank announced all 850 employees will receive $1,000 bonuses and a base wage increase from $12 to $15.25 per hour.
  • Territorial Savings Bank announced $1,000 bonuses to 247 employees and a base wage hike from $11.25 to $15.25 per hour.
  • Hawaii National Bank announced $1,000 bonuses to its employees.
  • Royal Hawaiian Heritage Jewelry announced the company will open additional retail locations.

Idaho

  • Melaleuca announced all 2,000 employees will receive a $100 bonus for every year they have worked at the company.
  • Ball Ventures announced $100 bonuses for its 260 employees.
  • DePatco, Inc. announced it will give employee bonuses.

Illinois

  • Boeing announced $100 million in charitable donations; $100 million for workforce development; and, $100 million for infrastructure and facilities.
  • McDonald’s announced it will open an additional 1,000 stores worldwide this year in addition to investing $2.4 billion to existing locations.
  • Discover announced it will raise its minimum hourly pay rate to $15.25 and give over 15,000 non-executive employees a $1,000 bonus.
  • First Midwest Bank announced employees will receive a $1,035 bonus. The company will also raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour and make a $2 million contribution to its charitable foundation.
  • MB Financial Bank announced it will increase its minimum wage to $15 per hour in addition to giving employees an unspecified one-time bonus. The company will also contribute $7.5 million to its charitable foundation to invest in charity work in the community.
  • Emkay, Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses for 150 employees.
  • Griffith Trucking announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • American Community Bank and Trust announced employees will receive a $500 bonus in addition to increasing its hiring plans.
  • BMO Harris Bank announced it will increase its base wage to $15 per hour.
  • Ameren Illinois announced it will pass tax savings to customers, which will save electric customers an average of $2.50 to $3.00 per month and gas customers an average of $1 per month.
  • ComEd announced it will pass along $200 million in tax savings to its customers. The average customer can expect to see an estimated $2-$3 decrease in their monthly bill.

Indiana

  • First Farmers Bank & Trust announced a $750 minimum bonus for each full-time employee and a base wage increase by $2.50 per hour.
  • MutualBank announced $750 bonuses for full and part-time employees in addition to raising the minimum wage by $0.50 per hour.
  • 1st Source Corporation announced employees will receive a $500 bonus in addition to issuing 10 shares of stocks valued at $500 to all employees and an increase to the tuition reimbursement program.
  • MainSource Financial Group announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour, affecting over 200 employees.
  • Family Express announced a base wage increase to $11 per hour.
  • First Merchants Corp. announced it will raise its base wage by $1 per hour.
  • OneMain Holdings, Inc. announced employee wage increases and bonuses.
  • Quake Manufacturing announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and a paid gym membership.
  • Wirco, Inc. announced its employees will receive a $500 bonus.

Iowa

  • MidAmerican Energy announced it would return between $90.8 million and $112.3 million of its tax savings to electric customers.
  • Alliant Energy announced it will return between $500,000 and $3.7 million of its tax savings to gas customers.
  • Iowa-American Water Co. announced it will return $1.5 million to $1.8 million to customers.
  • Black Hills Energy announced it would return $1.6 million to its gas customers.
  • Pattison Sand announced employees will receive a $600 bonus and a pay raise between $1.50-$2.00 an hour for its employees.
  • Ohnward Bancshares announced $1,000 bonuses for all 260 employees.
  • Anfinson Farm Store announced $1,000 bonuses and a 5% pay raise for all full-time employees.
  • Bank Midwest announced employees will receive $500 bonuses for full-time employees and $250 bonuses to part-time employees.
  • Cedar Rapids Toyota announced it will give each full-time employee a $500 bonus.
  • Dyersville Die Cast announced it will give its full-time employees a $200 bonus, and full-time and hourly employees will be receiving $50 monthly bonuses for next year. The company announced the bonuses total approximately $150,000.

Kansas

  • Westar Energy announced it will pass on $65 million in savings per year to its customers.
  • Lawrence Paper Company announced 300 employees will receive a $500 bonus.
  • United Bank and Trust announced it will raise hourly and salaried employees’ wages by $100 per month.

Kentucky

  • Louisville Gas and Electric Company announced its customers will receive an estimated $91 million in savings.
  • Kentucky Utilities Company announced its customers will receive an estimated $86 million in savings.
  • Community Trust Bancorp announced $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees and $500 bonuses for part-time employees.
  • Brown-Forman announced it will fully fund its current pension liability of $120 million in addition to expanding its philanthropic community work.
  • Turning Point Brands, Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses for 107 employees.
  • Humana announced it will increase its base wage to $15 per hour.
  • Verst Logistics announced all full-time employees will receive $500 bonuses.

Louisiana

  • Blessey Marine announced it will pass along $1 million in tax savings to their employees.
  • Gulf Coast Bank and Trust announced it will raise its minimum wage to $12 per hour in addition to increasing its community rewards program by 50% to $75,000.
  • Metairie Bank announced it will give all its 120 employees a bonus of $1,000 employees in addition to increasing its minimum wage to $12 per hour.

Maine

  • Camden National Bank announced it will give $1,000 bonuses to all non-executive full-time employees, and a $750 bonus to all part-time employees.

Maryland

  • Baltimore Gas & Electric announced the utility company is passing on $82 million worth of tax savings leading to lower gas and electric bills for its customers.
  • St. John Properties Inc. announced $1,500 bonuses for its employees.
  • Sinclair Broadcast Group announced $1,000 bonuses for 9,000 employees.
  • Lockheed Martin announced it will spend $200 million on research and development and put additional funds into capital expenditures, employee training, and charitable contributions.

Massachusetts

  • Eversource Energy announced it will lower its existing electricity rates for its customers in eastern Massachusetts by $35.4 million and $16.6 million for customers in western Massachusetts.
  • Berkshire Hills announced 1,000 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus in addition to increasing the base wage to $15 per hour. The company also plans to increase investment in employee development and contribute $2 million to the company’s charitable foundation that will be invested in the community.
  • Thermo Fischer Scientific Inc. announced it will make additional investments totaling $50 million. 68,000 non-executive employees will receive a $500 bonus in addition to $16 million going toward research and development.
  • Blue Hills Bancorp announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus in addition to raising its minimum wage to $15 per hour. The company will also increase investments in employee development and contribute $2 million to its charities arm to invest in the community.
  • HarborOne Bank announced $500 bonuses to 600 employees and a base wage increase to $15 per hour.
  • National Grid announced its 908,000 customers will receive a rate reduction.
  • Adams Community bank announced full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and part-time employees will receive a $500 bonus in addition to raising the minimum wage to $13.25 per hour.
  • Cooperstown Environmental LLC announced it will double its company-paid 401(k) contribution to its employees’ accounts.
  • The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities announced it will reduce rates for customers.
  • 1A Auto announced it will award bonuses to all full-time employees.
  • The Stowaway announced every full-time employee will receive a $500 bonus and each part-time employee will receive a $200 bonus.
  • Unity Bancorp Inc. announced all employees excluding executive management will receive a $750 bonus.

Michigan

  • Fiat Chrysler announced $2,000 bonuses to 60,000 hourly and salaried employees, excluding senior leadership. The company also announced it will invest over $1 billion in modernizing the Detroit Warren Truck Plant and move production of Ram Heavy Duty trucks to Detroit, creating 2,500 jobs.
  • Land and Company announced full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and part-time employees will receive a $500 bonus.
  • DTE Energy announced it will lower bills for its 2.2 million electric and 1.3 million gas customers. According to DTE, the savings will amount to approximately $190 million.
  • Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr and Huber announced all of its 400 full and part-time employees will receive a $1,500 bonus.
  • Lakestone Bank & Trust announced its salaried employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and its hourly employees will receive a $1 per hour raise.
  • Mill Steel Company announced its 400 full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Penske Automotive Group, Inc. announced an increase of its 401(k) match.
  • Consumers Energy announced rate reductions in customer energy bills.
  • U.S. Special Delivery announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.

Minnesota

  • U.S. Bancorp announced $1,000 bonuses for 60,000 employees; a base wage increase to $15 per hour; and $150 million for charitable contributions.
  • TCF Financial announced $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees and $500 bonuses for part-time employees.
  • Best Buy announced over 100,000 employees will receive a bonus, with full-time employees receiving a $1,000 bonus and part-time employees receiving a $500 bonus.
  • Data Sales Co., Inc. announced all of their employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Ecolab announced it will make a $25 million contribution to its charitable foundation.

Mississippi

  • Bancorp South announced in additional investments in its employees of over $10 million.
  • Ingalls Shipbuilding announced that 11,500 employees will receive a $500 bonus.

Missouri

  • Stifel Financial Corporation announced $1,500 bonuses for 7,000 employees.
  • Commerce Bank announced their 3,450 employees will receive $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees and $250 bonuses for part-time employees; $25 million in charitable donations.
  • Kansas City Power and Light announced it will pass along 100% of their tax savings, resulting in approximately $65 million in savings for their customers.
  • Central Bank of St. Louis announced their 2,500 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus for full-time employees and a $500 bonus for part-time employees.
  • Central Bancompany announced its 2,500 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus for full-time employees and a $500 bonus for part-time employees.
  • Hawthorn Bank announced full-time employees will receive $1,000 bonuses and part time employees will receive $500 bonuses.
  • Hostess Brands Inc., announced employees will receive a $750 bonus and the company will provide a $500 401(k) contribution.
  • Kansas City Southern announced $1,000 bonuses for their employees.
  • Bank of Advance announced employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Dynamic Fasteners announced full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Mid-AM Metal Forming announced unspecified bonuses for its 140 employees.
  • Great Southern Bancorp announced more than 1,200 employees will receive a bonus with full-time employees receiving a $1,000 bonus and part-time employees getting a $500 bonus.

Montana

  • Rod’s Harvest Foods announced they will be providing employees with a $500 bonus in addition to raising wages three to five percent and increasing its minimum wage to $11 per hour.

Nebraska

  • Nelnet announced $1,000 bonuses for 4,100 employees.
  • Pinnacle Bank announced $1,000 bonuses for 1,007 employees.
  • Heartland Bank announced full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Northwestern Energy announced its customers will receive a rate reduction for their energy bill.

Nevada

  • South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa announced doubling of bonuses for 2,300 employees.
  • Kalb Industries announced employees will receive an unspecified one-time bonus.

New Hampshire

  • Franklin Savings Bank announced all employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • PC Connection, Inc. announced all employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.

New Jersey

  • Verizon announced 155,000 employees, excluding management personnel, will receive 50 shares of restricted stock. The stock units given to employees amount to approximately $400 million in total.
  • OceanFirst Financial Corp. announced a base wage increase to $15 per hour.
  • Johnson & Johnson announced it will spend more on research in the health-care sector.
  • Amboy Bank announced it will give employees a $1,000 bonus.
  • Flemington Car and Truck Country Family of Brands announced it will give employees a $500 bonus.
  • Somerset Savings Bank announced it will give employees a $750 bonus.
  • Unity Bank announced a $750 bonus to all employees excluding executive management.
  • Quest Diagnostics announced its full-time employees will receive a $500 bonus and a $250 bonus for its part-time employees.
  • Honeywell announced it will increase its employee 401(k) match.

New Mexico

  • Haciendas at Grace Village announced it plans to hire an additional 40 employees.

New York

  • Pfizer announced it will pay $100 million in bonuses to employees in addition to a $200 million contribution to the company’s charitable foundation and a $500 million contribution to its U.S. pension plan.
  • The Travelers Companies, Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses for 14,000 employees and a base wage increase to $15 per hour.
  • JP Morgan Chase & Co. announced 22,000 employees will receive a base wage increase from $12 to $16.50 per hour in addition to spending $20 billion over five years and increase lending to affordable-home buyers by $25 to $50 billion.
  • JetBlue Airlines announced a $1,000 bonus for all 21,000 employees.
  • Atlas Air Worldwide announced $1,000 bonuses to 3,100 employees.
  • Pioneer Credit Recovery announced $1,000 bonuses for 800 employees.
  • Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses, excluding non-executive personnel.
  • American Express announced it will invest an additional $200 million in customer growth initiatives in addition to increasing employee profit-sharing plans.
  • Empire National Bank announced it will increase its employees’ salaries by five percent in addition to giving its non-executive employees a $1,000 bonus. The company is also increasing its 401(k)-matching contribution.
  • Broadridge Financial Solutions announced it will increase its minimum hourly wage to $15 per hour in addition to providing hourly, non-management employees with a $1,750 bonus. The company will also enhance employee benefits, including more vacation days.
  • BNB Bank announced it is increasing is minimum wage to $15 per hour in addition to increasing wages for employees in the tier above that.
  • MetLife, Inc. announced it is increasing its minimum wage to $15 per hour in addition to enhancing benefits and boosting contributions to retirement plans. The company will also invest $10 million in skills development funds to help employees upgrade their workplace skills.
  • Dayton T. Brown Inc. announced $400 bonuses for all 210 employees.
  • M&T Bank announced it will increase hourly wages to $16 per hour.
  • Bank of New York Mellon announced it will increase its base wage to $15 per hour affecting 1,000 employees in addition to increasing investment in technology.
  • Flushing Financial Corporation announced full-time employees will receive $1,000 bonuses and part-time employees will receive $500 bonuses.
  • NBT Bancorp Inc. announced it will increase its minimum wage to $15 per hour and increase permanent salary pay for salaried workers earning $50,000 or less a year by five percent.
  • Evans Bancorp, Inc. announced non-executive employees will receive a $1,000 bonus in addition to making a $300,000 contribution to its charitable foundation.
  • Pepsico announced it will give employees a $1,000 bonus.
  • LiDestri Food and Drink announced their employees will get a one-time double paycheck for one-mid month pay period.
  • Assurant announced it will not move its operations in Bermuda and stay in the U.S.
  • ES Bancshares., Inc announced full-time employees will receive a $500 bonus and part-time employees will receive a $250 bonus.
  • Clayton Distillery announced it will make upgrades to its distillery.
  • Harry Schein, Inc. announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Pioneer Credit Recovery announced $1,000 bonuses for 800 employees.
  • Mastercard, Inc. announced it is increasing its 401(k) employer match to ten percent of an employee’s salary.

North Carolina

  • Bank of America announced $1,000 bonuses for 145,000 U.S. employees.
  • Lowe’s announced more than 260,000 part and full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • BB&T announced $1,200 bonuses for 27,000 employees; a base wage increase from $12 to $15 per hour; and, $100 million in charitable donations.
  • Atlantic Packaging announced nearly 1,000 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Aquesta Financial Holdings announced $1,000 bonuses to 95 employees and a base wage increase to $15 per hour.
  • IAT Insurance Group announced $3,000 bonuses for 685 non-executive employees.
  • Benchmark Auto Sales announced it will provide full health insurance coverage to its employees, totaling $120,000 in savings for its employees.
  • Charlotte Pipe and Foundry announced it will provide employees with a $1,000 bonus.
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina announced its 4,700 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus in addition to the company donating $40 million to charities.

North Dakota

  • Gate City Bank announced $1,000 bonuses to non-management employees; $500,000in higher charitable giving; and, $500,000 worth of free home appraisals.

Ohio

  • Nationwide Insurance announced $1,000 bonuses to 29,000 employees.
  • Fifth Third Bancorp announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour and provide more than 13,500 employees with a $1,000 bonus.
  • Western & Southern announced bonuses of $2,000 for full-time employees and bonuses of $1,000 for part-time employees.
  • Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses excluding non-executive personnel.
  • KeyBank announced it will increase its minimum wage to $15 per hour in addition to making unspecified contributions to employees’ 401(k) retirement accounts.
  • First Financial announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour.
  • Bruns General Contracting announced it will invest in equipment and strengthen retirement benefits for its employees.
  • J.M. Smucker Company announced a $20 million increase to its employee pension plan in addition to a $1,000 bonus for 5,000 employees and a $1 million increase to its charitable contributions.
  • Middlefield Banc Corp. announced every employee will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • R + L Carriers announced every employee will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Sheely’s Furniture and Appliance announced full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus, part-time employees will receive a $500 bonus, and the company plans on a 4,500-square foot expansion for its Bargain Bonus center.
  • Sheffer Corporation announced all 126 employees will receive $1,000 bonuses.

Oklahoma

  • Oklahoma Corporation Commission announced it will pass on $150 million of savings from the corporate tax cuts to customers.
  • AAON announced $1,000 bonuses to 2,000 employees.
  • Express Employment Professionals announced more than 200 non-executive employees will receive $2,000 bonuses.
  • Elmer Smith Oil Company announced employee bonuses to more than 300 employees.

Oregon

  • Pacific Power announced it will pass along tax savings to its customers.

Pennsylvania

  • Comcast announced $1,000 bonuses to 100,000 employees and at least a $50 billion investment in infrastructure over the next 5 years.
  • PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses to 47,500 employees; an additional $1,500 in employee pension accounts; a base wage increase to $15 per hour; and a $200 million charitable contribution.
  • First Summit Bank announced full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus, raise its salary arranges and increase its charitable giving budget by ten percent.
  • Kish Bancorp announced full-time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and part-time employees will get a $500 bonus. The company also announced a $10 million investment in a new technology, operations and customer service center.
  • AccuWeather announced year-end bonuses to all employees.
  • Fulton Financial Corporation announced it will raise the minimum wage to $12 per hour in addition to additional week of pay at year’s end. The company will also invest an additional $2 million in the communities it serves.
  • Noah Bank announced its employees will receive a $1,500 bonus.
  • Beneficial Bancorp, Inc. announced employees will receive a $1,000 bonus in addition to raising the minimum wage to $14 per hour .
  • NexTier Bank announced its 250 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • American Bank announced $1,000 bonuses for 60 employees.
  • Sundance Vacations announced employees will receive an unspecified one-time bonus totaling over $125,000.
  • Sewickley Spa announced its employees will receive a 5% salary raise and a 2.5% bonus on average of its employees’ yearly salary.
  • Customers Bank announced it will provide consumers with a bonus checking account that earns two percent interest.
  • Sussex Wire announced tax reform will enable the company to invest in new technology and hire new workers faster than originally planned.
  • Kraft Heinz Company announced it will make a $300 million strategic investment in its capabilities, more than $800 million in capital expenditures, and $1.3 billion to pre-fund its post-retirement benefit plans .

Rhode Island

  • CVS Health Corp. announced it will pass on benefits totaling approximately $425 million a year to its employees. The company will increase its hourly wage to $11 an hour.
  • Citizens Financial Group announced $1,000 bonuses bonuses for 12,500 employees and $10 million for charitable donations.
  • Dohrn Transfer announced its approximately 1,200 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc., announced it will award full time employees with $1,000 bonuses and a $500 bonus to part-time employees.

South Carolina

  • Blackbaud announced its employees will receive $2,000 of stock.
  • South State Bank announced 2,800 employees will receive bonuses. Full time employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and part-time employees will receive a $750 bonus.
  • Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced ten percent pay raises for employees.
  • Solara Hospitality announced all 270 hourly-paid hotel employees will receive a $500 bonus.

South Dakota

  • Great Western Bancorp, Inc. announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15, a $500 bonus or wage increase for 70% of its workforce. In addition, Great Western announced increased investments of its employees’ health care offerings and a doubling of its annual contribution to its community charitable program.

Tennessee

  • FedEx announced it will increase compensation of over $200 million, 2/3rds of which will go to hourly employees in addition to a $1.5 billion contribution to the FedEx pension plan. FedEx also announced it will invest $1.5 billion to expand and modernize the Indianapolis and Memphis plants.
  • First Horizon National Corp. announced 4,000 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Advance Financial announced an increase in their 401(k) match; an increase in profit sharing; and, an increase in charitable donations. The company announced these actions will bring an additional $500,000 to employees and more than $550,000 to community organizations just for 2018.
  • Unum announced an increase to the minimum wage to $15 per hour and make an additional $1 million investment in charitable contributions.

Texas

  • AT&T announced $1,000 bonuses to 200,000 employees and a $1 billion increase in capital expenditures.
  • ExxonMobil announced it will invest more than $50 billion over the next five years to expand its business operations in the United States.
  • American Airlines announced $1,000 bonuses for every employee, excluding officers. The bonuses total approximately $130 million.
  • Southwest Airlines announced $1,000 bonuses for all 55,000 employees in addition to $5 million additional charitable donations.
  • Waste Management announced it will give approximately 34,000 employees a $2,000 bonus.
  • Comerica Inc. announced a $1,000 bonus to 4,500 non-officer employees and a base wage increase to $15 per hour.
  • Rush Enterprises Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses for all 6,600 employees.
  • Happy State Bank announced wage increases to over 700 of its employees with full-time employees receiving a $1,000 bonus and part-time employees receiving a $500 bonus. Additionally, the company is raising its minimum wage to $14 per hour and salaried employees making less than $18 hourly will receive a $1,000 annual increase.
  • Texas Capital Bank announced $1,000 bonuses for 900 employees.
  • Amarillo National Bank announced employees will receive a $1,000 bonus and the company will invest $2.5 million into its downtown properties.
  • Rio Bank announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Insperity, Inc. announced its non-executive employees will receive bonuses ranging from $1,000 to $4,000, totaling approximately $9 million.
  • Oncor announced the 3.4 million homes and businesses it serves will receive a refund.
  • FirstCapital Bank of Texas announced $500 bonuses to 197 employees.
  • Ennis, Inc. announced a $500 bonus to 2,200 non-management employees.
  • Group 1 Automotive, Inc. announced $500 bonuses for its employees.
  • El Paso Electric announced it will refund customers as a result of tax reform.
  • Leak Sealers announced its 100 employees will receive bonuses.

Utah

  • Zions Bancoporation announced $1,000 bonuses for nearly 80% of their employees and pay raises for more than 40% of employees.
  • Rocky Mountain Power announced it will pass along tax savings to its customers in Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming.

Vermont

  • Vermont Gas announced it will reduce 2018 customer costs by $2.4 million.

Virginia

  • Altria Group announced their 7,900 non-executive employees will receive a $3,000 bonus in addition to a $35 million contribution to its philanthropic programs.
  • Kiddar Capital announced it is giving its employees a bonus of anywhere from 5% to 15% of their current salary.
  • Capital One Financial announced they are raising its minimum wage to $15 per hour.
  • Bank of the James announced an increase base wage to $15 per hour for employees with more than one year of service.
  • First Bank and Trust Company announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour.
  • Payne Trucking Company announced it will give bonuses to its employees ranging from $250 to $750 based on time with the company.
  • Huntington Ingalls Industries announced a $500 bonus to employees.
  • CarMax, Inc. announced bonuses to part-time and full-time employees ranging from $200 to $1,500 based on length of service with the company
  • Farmers and Merchants Bank announced employees working over 30 hours a week will receive a $1,100 bonus and employees working less than 30 hours receive a $750 bonus.

Washington

  • Starbucks announced it is giving employees pay raises and stock grants of more than $250 million.
  • Alaska Airlines announced $1,000 bonuses for 23,000 employees.
  • First Financial Northwest, Inc. announced $1,000 bonuses to all employees, excluding executive personnel.
  • INB Bank announced $500 bonuses for 200 employees, excluding senior management, in addition to a base wage increase to $15 per hour.
  • Peoples Bank announced it will increase its base wage to $15 per hour and raise its 401(k) match from seven to eight percent.
  • Washington Federal announced all employees earning less than $100,000 per year will receive a five percent pay increase in addition to their normal merit increase.
  • HomeStreet Bank announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour.
  • APPS Portamedic announced employees will receive an unspecified bonus.
  • Sound Community Bank announced an increase for incentive compensation for employees.

West Virginia

  • Citizens Bank of West Virginia announced each of their 66 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.
  • Davis Trust Company announced it will provide a three percent pay increase in addition to year-end merit and cost-of-living increases.

Wisconsin

  • American Family Insurance announced it will give 11,000 employees a $1,000 bonus in addition to an increase of charitable contributions and a one-time 2 to 1 match for employee and agent donations to qualifying charities.
  • Town Bank announced it will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour.
  • Blue Harbor Resort announced it will give employees a $1,000 bonus.
  • Associated Bank announced $500 employee bonuses and a base wage increase from $10 to $15 per hour.
  • Americacollect announced $300-$500 bonuses for their employees.
  • Copperleaf Assisted Living announced $200-$600 bonuses to employees.
  • Musicnotes, Inc. announced all employees will receive a three percent salary increase.
  • CUNA Mutual Group announced a $20 million contribution to its philanthropic foundation – its largest contribution ever.
  • Plexus Corp. announced it will repatriate approximately $500 million of offshore cash to the United States and provide 16,000 employees with bonuses totaling approximately $13 million.

Wyoming

  • Jonah Bank announced its employees will receive a $1,000 bonus.