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Sheetz Named One Of 100 Best Companies To Work For; Increases Wages

New hires will receive a 50 cents and hour pay raise

February 14, 2019 - 10:46 am

ALTOONA, Pa (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Sheetz convenience stores have once again been named to Fortune Magazine’s 100 best companies to work for.

It is the fifth time in six years the Altoona-based company has been named to the list.

Sheetz ranked 85th and is the only convenience store chain on the list.

“Treating our employees as our most valuable asset is a key value my uncle Bob Sheetz instilled when he founded Sheetz in 1952 and is a value we strongly believe in still today. That’s why we’re excited to announce a starting wage increase for new and recently hired employees,” Travis Sheetz, President and COO, said in a press release.

Related: Sheetz opens nine beer caves within Pittsburgh area

On top of being named to the list again, Sheetz has announced a wage increase beginning in February. “New employees and employees hired within the last six month will earn an additional 50 center per hour.”

Sheetz operates 585 stores across Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio and Maryland

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