Southwest Airlines to give employees bonus for getting COVID-19 vaccine

Southwest Airlines plane.

Workers at Southwest Airlines will get a little something extra if they are vaccinated.

The company will give them two days’ pay.

Employees who are not vaccinated and get COVID-19, or are exposed, will have to use their own time off and will not get special pandemic time.

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For now, the Dallas-based company is not requiring vaccines of its 54,000 employees.

The bonus pay will appear in paychecks right before Christmas.

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