FILE PHOTO: Wells Fargo Bank branch is seen in New York City, U.S., March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

(Reuters) – Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) will join other large U.S. banks in paying out special compensation to front-line employees, according to a memo seen by Reuters.

The San Francisco-based bank said all of its domestic full-time employees who make less than $100,000 a year will receive a pre-tax payment of $600, and part-time employees will get a $300 bonus.

Front-line employees like branch workers, call center staff and technology specialists who are required to come into the office as others work from home due to coronavirus concerns, will receive an additional $200 per pay period starting April 17 for up to 5 paychecks, the memo said.

Reporting by Imani Moise; Editing by Sandra Maler

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source: reuters.com

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