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Ingles Hiring More Than 5,000


Last updated 4/2/2020 at 10:39am

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To ensure Ingles stores and distribution center have the support they need, the company is currently hiring over 5,000 additional associates, according to a press release. This will provide some relief to the current associates and allow Ingles to continue to focus on serving customers while maintaining enhanced cleaning standards, the release said. To learn more about job opportunities, visit

Ingles has also implemented a paid, two-week COVID-19 leave program for associates who test positive. In addition, Ingles has modified its sick pay policy and enhanced its medical plan to provide covered members with additional benefits.

Ingles Markets will provide a one-time bonus payment of $300 to full-time and $150 to part-time active retail, distribution and corporate associates who were hired prior to March 1, 2020. The bonus payment will be made on or before April 23, 2020.

“Our hard-working associates are truly heroes. We are proud of their dedication and support during this unprecedented time,” said Robert P. Ingle II.

Ingles Markets has operations in six southeastern states. Headquartered in Asheville, the company operates 198 supermarkets.


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