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Michael Ahrens - June 22, 2018

It was supposed to lead to “the end of the world.” (Yes, Nancy Pelosi predicted “Armageddon.”) But on the 6th month anniversary of President Trump signing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law:

And don’t forget about all of the crumbs!

1A Auto, Inc.  (Westford, Massachusetts) – cash bonuses for all full-time employees.

1st Source Corporation (South Bend, Indiana) – 10 shares of stock; base pay increases.

1st Summit Bank (Johnstown, Pennsylvania) – $1,000 bonuses to full-time employees; salary raises; increased charitable donations.

AaLadin Industries, Inc. (Elk Point, South Dakota) – Bonuses of $250 - $1,000 based on length of service; base wage raised; increased capital expenditures.

AAON (Tulsa, Oklahoma) – $1,000 bonus checks to 2,000 employees.

AbbVie, Inc. (North Chicago, Illinois) – permanent salary increases for all non-executive employees; increased profit sharing for employees; one additional holiday for U.S. employees.

AccuWeather (State College, Pennsylvania) – year-end bonuses to all 450-500 employees.

Adams Community Bank (Adams, Massachusetts) – $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees; $500 bonuses for part-time employees; base wage raised to $13.25 per hour; other wage increases; increased charitable contributions, increased capital expenditures, and more.

Acadia Healthcare (Franklin, Tennessee) – Creating new jobs, opening new facilities, expanding existing facilities.

Advance Financial (Nashville, Tennessee) – increase in 401(k) match; increase in profit sharing; increase in charitable donations. 

Advanced Sciences and Technologies, LLC (Berlin, New Jersey) – increased 401(k) match for employees.

Aflac (Columbus, Georgia) – increase 401(k) match from 50% to 100% on the first 4% of compensation plus one-time $500 contribution to every employee’s 401(k); $250 million increase in overall U.S. investment.

Alabama Power (Birmingham, Alabama) – The utility is passing along tax savings to customers.

Alaska Air Group (Seattle, Washington) – $1,000 bonuses for 23,000 employees.

Alaska Electric Light and Power (Juneau, Alaska) – the utility will pass tax reform savings to customers.

Albanese Confectionery (Merrillville, Indiana) – Up to $2,000 bonuses annually for as long as tax reform stays in effect, expanded parental leave benefits.

Albert Lea Public Warehouse (Albert Lea, Minnesota) – $2,000 bonuses for all 12 employees.

Ally Financial Inc. (Charlotte, North Carolina) – $1,000 bonuses.

Almo Corporation (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) – $1,000 incremental bonus, capital improvement, and purchasing a new operating system.

Allsup’s Convenience Stores, Inc. (Clovis, New Mexico) – $1,000 bonuses.

Altria Group Inc. (Richmond, Virginia) – $3,000 bonus to approximately 7,900 non-executive level employees, a total of $24 million in bonuses; increased charitable contributions.

Amarillo National Bank (Amarillo, Texas) – $1,000 salary increases for over 300 employees.    

Amboy Bank (Old Bridge, New Jersey) – Base wage raised to $15 per hour; $1,000 bonuses for non-executive employees.

Ameren Illinois (Chicago, Illinois) – the utility company requested that tax savings be passed onto customers.

Americollect (Manitowoc, Wisconsin) – $300 - $500 bonuses for 250 employees.

American Airlines (Ft. Worth, Texas) – $1,000 bonuses for every employee (excluding officers). The bonuses will total $130 million. AA had 127,600 employees as of Sept. 2017.

American Bank (Allentown, Pennsylvania) – $1,000 bonuses for 60 employees.

American Community Bank & Trust (Woodstock, Illinois) – $500 bonus to each employee.

American Express (New York, New York) – $200 million additional investments for customer-facing growth initiatives; increased contributions to employee profit-sharing plans; $200 million higher investment.

American Family Insurance (Madison, Wisconsin) – 11,000 workers will receive a $1,000 bonus.

American Proteins Inc. (Cumming, Georgia) – $1,000 bonuses.

American Savings Bank (Honolulu, Hawaii) – $1,000 bonuses to 1,150 employees; base wage increase from $12.21 to $15.25.

Amgen (Thousand Oaks, California) – Construction of a new $300 million U.S. manufacturing plant which will employ up to 300 at the facility; $300 million investment in biotechnology ventures; $3.5 billion in capital expenditures; $100 million investment in Amgen Scholars and Amgen Biotech Experience programs; $100 million in charitable donations, and more.

Amicus Therapeutics (Cranbury, New Jersey) – In order to find a cure for a rare disease, the company is building a $200 million facility in the United States instead of overseas. The facility will employ at least 200 people who will earn an average of over $100,000 per year.

AndyMark, Inc. (Kokomo, Indiana) – expand the business and hire more employees.

Anfinson Farm Store (Cushing, Iowa) – $1,000 bonuses and 5% pay raises for employees.

Anthem (Indianapolis, Indiana) – $1,000 in extra 401(k) contributions for 58,000 employees.

Appalachian Power Co. (Milton, West Virginia) – the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Apple (Cupertino, California) – $2,500 employee bonuses in the form of restricted stock units; $30 billion in additional capital expenditures over five years; 20,000 new employees will be hired; increased support of coding education and science, technology, engineering, arts, and math; increased support for U.S. manufacturing.

APPS Portamedic  (Bellevue, Washington) – employee bonuses.

Aquesta Financial Holdings (Cornelius, North Carolina) – $1,000 bonuses to 95 employees; base wage hike to $15 per hour.

AR-15 Gun Owners of America  (Warner Robins, Georgia) – tax reform bonuses; increased salaries for all employees.

Ariel Corporation (Mount Vernon, Ohio) – increase wages, expand business and increase employee benefits.

Arizona Public Service (Phoenix, Arizona) – the utility requested a $119 million bill reduction for customers due to tax reform.

Associated Bank (Green Bay, Wisconsin) – $500 employee bonuses (exact number receiving bonus unknown at this time); base wage will rise from $10 to $15 per hour

AT&T (Dallas, Texas) – $1,000 bonuses to 200,000 employees; $1 billion increase in capital expenditures.

Atlanta Gas Light Co. (Atlanta, Georgia) – The utility will pass along tax cut savings to customers.

Atlantic Packaging  (Wilmington, North Carolina) – $1,000 bonuses for 1,000 employees.

Atlas Air Worldwide (Purchase, New York) – $1,000 bonuses to 3,100 employees

AutoNation (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida) – doubling of 401(k) match; launch of cancer benefit program.

AVANGRID (Orange, Connecticut) – the utility is passing savings from tax reform to customers.

Avista Corporation (Spokane, Washington) – the utility will pass federal tax reform savings to customers.

AZZ Inc. (Fort Worth, Texas) – Hire 100 new employees, invest $1.75 million to fund new bonus and incentive programs for existing employees, fund multimillion-dollar facility expansion.

Ball Ventures (Idaho Falls, Idaho) – $100 bonuses for every year of employment.

Baltimore Gas & Electric (Baltimore, Maryland) – the utility is passing on $82 million worth of tax savings, resulting in lower gas and electric bills for customers.

BancorpSouth Bank (Tupelo, Mississippi) – pay raises for over 70 percent of employees; $1,000 bonuses for nearly 20 percent of employees.

Bank of Advance  (Advance, Missouri) – $1,000 bonuses to all staff.

Bank of America (Charlotte, North Carolina) – $1,000 bonuses to 145,000 U.S. employees.

Bank of Colorado (Fort Collins, Colorado) – $1,000 bonuses to all full time employees.

Bank of Hawaii (Honolulu, Hawaii) – $1,000 bonuses to 2,074 employees; base wage increase from $12 to $15.

Bank of the James (Lynchburg, Virginia)– raised base wage to $15 per hour for employees with more than one year of service.

Bank Midwest (Spirit Lake, Iowa) – $500 bonuses for full-time employees; $250 bonus for part-time employees.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp.  (New York, New York) – Base wage raised to $15 per hour.

Bank of the Ozarks (Little Rock, Arkansas) – Bonuses of up to $1,200 for 2,300 employees.

Bank of the West (San Francisco, California) – Base wage increase to $15 per hour.

Bay Electric Co., Inc (Newport News, Virginia) – Hiring new employees and purchasing new equipment.

BB&T (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) – $1,200 bonuses for 27,000 employees; base wage will rise from $12 to $15 per hour; $100 million in charitable donations.

Beckett Financial Group (West Columbia, South Carolina) – $1,000 bonuses for all employees; $1,000 matching funds charitable contributions for all employee.

Benchmark Auto Sales  (Asheville, North Carolina) – thanks to tax reform, 100 percent of the staff now has employer-provided health insurance.

Beneficial Bank Inc.  (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) – base wage raised to $14 per hour; $1,000 bonuses for all AVP Level employees and below; 4.5% employer contribution to 401(k) plans.

Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc. (Pittsfield, Massachusetts) – base wage increased to $15 per hour; $1,000 bonuses to over 1,000 employees; investments in employee development and training; $2 million in additional charitable giving.

Best Buy (Richfield, Minnesota) – $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees; $500 bonuses for part-time employees. Over 100,000 employees will receive bonuses.

Bio-Techne (Minneapolis, Minnesota) – $500 bonuses for all 1,650+ employees.

Biscayne Bay Craft Brewery (Miami, Florida) – Hiring two new employees and purchasing new equipment.

Bisso Towboat Co. Inc. (Luling, Louisiana) – tax reform pay increases for employees.

Blackbaud (Charleston, South Carolina) – $2,000 in stock bonuses for most employees.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Durham, North Carolina) – $1,000 bonuses to approximately 4,700 employees; $40 million in charitable contributions.

Black Hills Energy  (Rapid City, South Dakota) – The utility will pass along tax savings to customers.

Blackrocks Brewery (Marquette, Michigan) – Reinvesting tax savings into equipment and personnel.

Blue Harbor Resort  (Sheboygan, Wisconsin) – $1,000 bonuses.

Blue Hills Bancorp Inc. (Norwood, Massachusetts) – $1,000 employee bonuses; total bonuses $70,000.

BMO Harris Bank (Chicago, Illinois) – base wage raised to $15 per hour; increased charitable donations.

BNB Bank (Bridgehampton, New York) – Base wage raised from $13 to $15; additional pay raises.

Boeing (Chicago, Illinois) – $100 million in charitable donations; $100 million for workforce development; $100 million for infrastructure and facilities.

Breckenridge Landscape LLC (New Berlin, Wisconsin) – Pay raises, investment in office and equipment purchases.

Broadridge Financial Solutions  (Lake Success, New York) – Base wage raised to $15 per hour; $1,750 bonuses to non-management employees, additional vacation days, expansion of paternal leave benefits.

Brown-Forman Corporation  (Louisville, Kentucky) – $120 million contribution to the employee pension fund; creation of a charitable foundation with an initial $60 - $70 million contribution.

Bruns General Contracting  (Tipp City, Ohio) – investment in equipment; enhanced retirement benefits.

Burgund & Associates, Inc. dba Anchor Medical Staffing (Cleveland, Ohio) – $500 bonuses to staff, $250 bonuses to field employees.

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation  (Houston, Texas) – $1,600 bonuses for employees.

Cadence Bancorporation (Houston, Texas) – Base wage raised to $15 per hour; increased company 401(k) contributions; new employee stock purchase plan; merit pool increase; enhanced employee benefits.

California Water Service (San Jose, California) – The utility will pass along tax cut savings to customers.

Camden National Bank (Camden, Maine) – permanent salary increases forthcoming; also $1,000 bonuses to all non-executive full-time employees; $750 bonus to part-time employees; total bonuses: $620,000.

Camp Construction Services  (Houston, Texas) – $500 tax reform bonuses.

Canary LLC (Denver, Colorado) – due to tax reform, the company will hire more employees and increase capital spending.

Capital One (McLean, Virginia) – Capitol One is raising the base wage to $15 per hour for U.S. employees. The news was announced to associates on Tuesday January 9, 2018.

Carl Black Automotive Group (Kennesaw, Georgia) – bonuses to over 500 employees.

CarMax Inc. (Richmond, Virginia) – $250-$1,500 bonuses depending on length of service.

Carpenter Technology (Reading, Pennsylvania) – $100 million investment in new technology and a new facility accelerated because of tax reform.

Carter’s, Inc. (Atlanta, Georgia) – Bonuses for non-executive employees: Full-time employees will receive a bonus of approx. 5% of base salary and part-time employees will receive a bonus of approx. $100 per year of service to the company; increased retirement fund match.

Cedar Rapids Toyota (Hiawatha, Iowa) – $500 bonuses to each full-time employee.

Centaur Gaming LLC (Indianapolis, Indiana) – $500 bonus.

CenterState Bank (Davenport, Florida) – $1,000 bonuses to non-officer employees.

Centennial Bolt (Denver, Colorado) – Tax reform bonuses, hiring new employees, updating facilitates, increasing paychecks, increasing community giving, and business expansion.

Central Bancompany, Inc. (Jefferson City, Missouri) – Bonuses to 2,500 employees: $1,000 bonuses for full time employees; $500 bonuses for part time employees.

Central Pacific Bank (Honolulu, Hawaii) – all 850 employees will receive $1,000 bonuses; base wage will rise from $12 to $15.25.

Charles Schwab Corporation (San Francisco, California) – $1,000 bonus for about 9,000 non-executive employees.

Charlie Bravo Aviation (Georgetown, Texas) – $1,000 bonuses to all six employees.

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company (Charlotte, North Carolina) – $1,000 bonuses for all 1,400 employees.

Charter Communications, Inc. (Stamford, Connecticut) – Base wage raised to $15 per hour; commitment to hire over 20,000 employees by 2020.

Chipotle Mexican Grill (Denver, Colorado) – Bonuses ranging from $250 to $1,000; increased employee benefits; $50 million investment in existing restaurants.

Cigna Corporation (Bloomfield, Connecticut) – Base wage raised to $16 per hour; increased 401(k) matches.

Cintas Corporation (Cincinnati, Ohio) – Bonuses for 38,000 employees; $1,000 for employees of at least a year, $500 for employees of less than a year.

Circuit Interruption Technology Inc. (Rogers, Minnesota) – dba CIT Relay & Switch (Rogers, Minnesota) – One week of extra pay added to final 2017 paycheck; hiring of new employees, growing the staff by 10 percent.

Citizens Bank of West Virginia (Elkins, West Virginia) – $1,000 bonuses for all 66 employees.

Citizens’ Electric Company of Lewisburg (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania) – the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Citizens Financial Group (Providence, Rhode Island) – $1,000 bonuses for 12,500 employees and $10 million for charitable donations.

Cleco Corporation (Pineville, Louisiana) – the utility will pass tax savings to customers.

Coach, Truck & Tractor, LLC (Conneaut, Ohio) – higher Christmas bonuses thanks to tax reform for this family business with seven employees. Bonus amounts determined by length of service.

Cogent Building Group (Point Clear, Alabama) – $2,000 bonuses for all four employees.

College of the Ozarks (Point Lookout, Missouri) – $204 bonuses for employees.

College Utilities (Fairbanks, Alaska) – The utility will pass tax cut savings along to customers.

Colling Pest Solutions (Idaho Falls, Idaho) – tax reform bonuses for employees.

Comcast (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) – $1,000 bonuses to 100,000 employees; at least $50 billion investment in infrastructure in next five years.

Comerica Bank (Dallas, Texas) – $1,000 to 4,500 non-officer employees; base wage increase to $15 per hour.

Commerce Bank (Kansas City, Missouri) – 3,450 employees will receive bonuses – $1,000 for full time employees and $250 for part time employees; $25 million in charitable donations

Commonwealth Edison (commonly known as ComEd) (Chicago, Illinois) – the utility will pass tax savings to customers.

Community Trust Bancorp (Pikeville, Kentucky) – $1,000 bonuses for full time employees and $500 bonuses for part-time employees.

Community Valley Bank  (El Centro, California) – $500 bonus for all employees; increased charitable donations.

Computer Services, Inc. (Paducah, Kentucky) – $1,300 cash bonuses for non-executive full-time employees with more than 12 months of service; $650 for part-time. employees; additional contribution to employee retirement plan.

Connection (Merrimack, New Hampshire) – $1,000 bonuses.

Consumers Energy  (Jackson, Michigan) – the utility will pass along tax savings to customers.

Continental Rail (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida) – $500 bonuses for approximately 20 employees at Continental Rail’s Delta Southern Railroad in Tallulah, Louisiana. 

Cooperstown Environmental (Andover, Massachusetts) – Doubled the company-paid retirement contribution for all employees.

Copperleaf Assisted Living (Stevens Point, Wisconsin) – $200 - $600 bonuses for 175 employees.

Cornerstone Holdings – employee bonuses.

Costco (Issaquah, Washington) – Costco is raising its starting wage to $14.00 or $14.50 per hour, depending on location.

Cox Enterprises (Atlanta, Georgia) – $2,000 bonuses to be paid on Tax Day.

Cummins (Columbus, Indiana) – Acceleration of pay raises and benefit enhancements, plus a $1,000 Health Savings Account contribution.

CUNA Mutual Group (Madison, Wisconsin) – $20 million in charitable contributions.

Customers Bank  (Wyomissing, Pennsylvania) – increased charitable contributions of $1 million.

CVS Health (Woonsocket, Rhode Island) – Base wage raised to $11 per hour, and other pay ranges adjusted accordingly; company will absorb increases costs of health insurance premiums; creation of new parental leave program.

Data Sales Co., Inc. (Minneapolis, Minnesota and Scottsdale, Arizona) – $1,000 bonuses for all 80 employees.

Davis Trust Company (Elkins, West Virginia) – 3% across the board pay raises (on top of existing compensation structure.)

Dayton T. Brown Inc. (Bohemia, New York) – $400 bonuses for each of the 210 employees.

Delaware Supermarkets Inc. (Wilmington, Delaware) – $150 extra bonuses to 1,000 non-management personnel.

Delmarva Power (Newark, Delaware) – the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Dempsey Wood Products (Orangeburg, South Carolina) – Creating new jobs, purchasing new equipment, and expanding the business.

DePatco, Inc. (St. Anthony, Idaho) – employee bonuses.

Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (New York, New York) – $1,000 bonuses for non-executive employees

Discover Financial Services (Riverwoods, Illinois) – Base wage raised to $15.25 per hour; $1,000 bonuses for more than 15,000 non-executive employees; additional investments and charitable donations to be announced.

Dixon Valve (Chestertown, Maryland) – $1,000 bonuses.

Dohrn Transfer (Rock Island, Illinois) – $1,000 bonuses for approximately 1,200 employees; increased capital expenditures.

Dollar Tree, Inc. (Chesapeake, Virginia) – $100 million investment in raising base wages, enhanced benefits including maternity leave for qualifying employees, and employee training.

Dollywood (Pigeon Forge, Tennessee) – $500 bonuses to employees.

Dominion Energy, Utah – The utility will lower rates for customers because of tax reform.

Don Ramon Restaurant (West Palm Beach, Florida) – Bonuses; pay raises; expansion of restaurant.

Doss Enterprises (Jane Lew, West Virginia) – Hiring new employees and purchasing new equipment.

Dot Foods (Mount Sterling, Illinois) – $500 bonuses for 4,800 employees.

DTE Energy (Detroit, Michigan) – the utility will pass along tax savings to customers.

DTI Partners Inc. (Mobile, Alabama) – $1,000 bonus to full-time employees; $300 bonus to part-time employees.

DTN (Burnsville, Minnesota) – DTN, an independent provider of information and actionable insights in the areas of agriculture, transportation and energy, and publisher of The Progressive Farmer, gave $1,000 bonuses to nearly 700 employees.

Duck Inn Pub (Hyannis, Massachusetts) – $500 bonuses for full-time employees; $200 bonuses for part-time employees. Together with affiliated restaurants The Gateway Tavern, The Stowaway, Sail Loft, and Speedwell Tavern, the bonuses went to 93 employees.

Duke Energy Carolinas and Duke Energy Progress (Charlotte, North Carolina) – The utilities will pass along tax savings to customers.

Duke Energy Florida (St. Petersburg, Florida) – the utility will pass along tax savings to customers.

Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc. (Cincinnati, Ohio) – the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Duke Energy Ohio, Inc. (Cincinnati, Ohio) – The utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Dyer Capital Management, Inc. (Marion, Massachusetts) – Base wage raised 3.5% to $22 per hour; hourly employees also received a special one-time bonus.

Dyersville Die Cast (Dyersville, Iowa) - $200 bonus for all eligible full-time employees; $50 monthly bonus for at least twelve months for all eligible full-time employees; $150,000 in total on bonuses.

Dynamic Fastener (Raytown, Missouri) – employee bonuses of up to $1,000; the company will also open a paint shop, buy new equipment and hire more employees.

e-Cycle (Hilliard, Ohio) – $1,000 bonuses for all 55 employees.

Eagle Manufacturing (Wellsburg, West Virginia) – Creating new jobs and purchasing new equipment.

Eagle Ridge Ranch (Island Park, Idaho) – employee bonuses.

Eagle Telephone System, Inc. & Eagle Valley Communications (Hells Canyon Snake River Corridor, Oregon) – $1,000 bonuses; together the companies have 19 employees.

EastIdahoNews.com (Idaho Falls, Idaho) – employee bonuses.

Eberle Communications Group, Inc.  (McLean, Virginia) – increased 401(k) match from 25% to 50% for all 45 employees.

Ecolab Inc. (St. Paul, Minnesota) – $25 million in charitable donations.

ecUtopia (San Diego, California) – Tax reform bonuses to employees.

Elite Roofing Systems (Idaho Falls, Idaho) Idaho) – employee bonuses.

Elite Clinical Trials, Inc. (Blackfoot, Idaho) – employee bonuses.

Elmer Smith Oil Company, Domino Transports, Inc. and Domino Food & Fuel, Inc. (Oklahoma) – Tax reform bonuses for more than 300 employees.

El Paso Electric Company  (El Paso, Texas) – the utility will give refunds to customers due to tax reform.

Emkay, Inc. (Itasca, Illinois) – $1,000 bonuses for 150 employees.

Empire National Bank (Islandia, New York) – salary increases; 401(k) match increases; $1,000 bonuses for nonexecutive employee.

Employers Mutual Casualty Insurance  (Des Moines, Iowa) – $1,000 bonuses for employees with the exception of Vice Presidents and above.

Ennis, Inc. (Midlothian, Texas) – $500 bonuses to 2,200 non-management employees.

Enstar Natural Gas Company (Anchorage, Alaska) – the utility will pass tax reform savings to customers.

Entergy Arkansas (Little Rock, Arkansas) – the utility will pass tax reform savings to customer.

Entergy Louisiana (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) - The utility will pass along tax reform savings to customer.

Entergy Mississippi (Jackson, Mississippi): the utility will pass tax reform savings to customers.

Entergy New Orleans (New Orleans, Louisiana) – the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Entergy Texas (The Woodlands, Texas) – the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Environmental Construction Group, Inc. (Albion, New York) – $500 bonuses for 50+ employees.

Erie Insurance (Erie, Pennsylvania) – $1,000 bonuses; $1,000 contribution to employees’ 401(k) account.

ES Bancshares, Inc.  (Newburgh, New York) – $500 bonuses to non-executive full-time employees; $250 bonuses to part-time employees; creation of at least ten new jobs; further business expansion.

Evans Bancorp Inc. (Hamburg, New York) – $1,000 bonuses to non-senior level employees; increased charitable donations.

Eversource Energy (Boston, Massachusetts) – the utility will pass along tax savings to customers.

Everett J. Prescott Inc. (Gardiner, Maine) – $1,000 bonuses for employees with more than a year of service, $250 for employees with less than a year.

Expanded Technologies, Inc. (Marietta, Georgia) – Minimum bonuses of $500 for each employee, additional cash depending on length of service.

Express Employment Professionals (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) – $2,000 bonuses to more than 200 non-executive employees.

Express Scripts (St. Louis, Missouri) – $500-$2,000 bonus depending on length of service; creation of education fund for employees’ children; charitable contribution.

Exxon Mobil (Irving, Texas) – plans to invest $50 billion in the United States over the next five years.

Family Express (Valparaiso, Indiana) – Base wage raised to $11 per hour.

FedEx (Memphis, Tennessee) – commits more than $3.2 billion in wage increases, bonuses, pension funding due to the recent tax cuts. Pay raises, bonus increases, pension plan increases, and at least $1.5 billion in capital expenditures.

Fiat Chrysler  (Auburn Hills, Michigan) – $2,000 bonuses for 60,000 employees; $1 billion investment in U.S. plant in Warren, Michigan; 2,500 new jobs.

First Sentinel Bank (Richlands, Virginia) – $750 cash tax reform bonus.

F&M Bank (Timberville, Virginia) – Tax reform bonuses of up to $1,100.

Fidelity Bank  (Dunmore, Pennsylvania) – $1,000 bonuses for all full-time employees making less than $100,000; $500,000 in charitable donations.

Fidelity Bank (Leominster, Massachusetts; not affiliated with the Dunmore, Pennsylvania-based Fidelity Bank, and not affiliated with Fidelity Investments) – base wage increase to $14.25 and to $15 by 2020, increasing community contributions through LifeDesign Community Dividend, hiring new employees, investing in new technology tools and equipment, and new facility project.

Fifth Third Bancorp (Cincinnati, Ohio) – $1,000 bonuses for 13,500 employees; base wage will rise to $15.

Financial Institutions, Inc. (Warsaw, New York) – $500 bonuses.

FireBird Bronze  (Damascus, Oregon) – thanks to tax reform this full-service foundry with nine employees is able to offer health insurance for the first time. They are also upgrading equipment and hiring, and building a new facility in Troutdale, Oregon with plans to be up and running by the Spring.

FirstBank (Longmont, Colorado) – $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees; $500 bonuses for part-time employees; base wage raised; salary increases.

First Bank and Trust Company (Abingdon, Virginia) – base wage raised to $15 per hour.

FirstCapital Bank of Texas (Midland, Texas) – $500 bonuses to 197 employees.

First Commonwealth Bank (Indiana, Pennsylvania) – $1,500 tax reform bonuses to employees.

First Communications, LLC (Akron, Ohio) – $1,000 bonuses and a $3 million capital investment.

First Farmers Bank & Trust (Converse, Indiana) – minimum bonus of $750 to each full time employee; base wage will rise by $2.50 per hour.

First Federal Community Bank (Dover, Ohio) – $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees; $500 bonuses for part-time employees; increased charitable contributions.

First Financial Bancorp (Cincinnati, Ohio) – Base wage raised to $15 per hour; $3 million charitable contribution.

First Financial Northwest, Inc. (Renton, Washington) – $1,000 bonuses to all 138 non-executive employees.

First Hawaiian Bank (Honolulu, Hawaii) – $1,500 bonuses to 2,264 employees; base wage increase to $15.

First Horizon National Corp. (Memphis, Tennessee) – $1,000 bonuses to 4,000 employees.

First Merchants Corporation (Muncie, Indiana) – $1 per hour wage increase for hourly employees; $500 bonuses for full-time employees, excluding senior management; pro-rated bonus for part-time employees.

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (Itasca, Illinois) – Base wage raised to $15 per hour; $1,035 bonuses for 85% of employees; $2 million in additional charitable contributions.

First National Bank (Spearman, Texas) – $1,000 bonuses for its 44 employees.

First Southwest Bank (Alamosa, Colorado) – base wage raised to $14 per hour which will include full benefits.

Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber engineering (Grand Rapids, Michigan) – $1,500 to all 400 full-time and part time employees.

Five Senses Spa, Salon and Barbershop (Peoria, Illinois) – $500 bonuses for 20 employees; the company is also looking into additional employee benefits in 2018.

Fleet Advantage (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) – New options for customers thanks to expensing in the tax bill.

Flemington Car & Truck Family of Brands (Flemington, New Jersey) – $500 employee bonuses.

Florida Concrete Unlimited (Miami, Florida) – Higher year-end bonuses due to tax reform, and pay raises for all employees.

Flushing Financial Corporation  (Uniondale, New York) – $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees; $500 bonuses for part-time employees.

FMS Bank (Fort Morgan, Colorado) – increased 401(k) contributions.

F.N.B. Corporation (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) – extra 401(k) contributions to employees totaling $1 million; base wage raised to $15 per hour; increased charitable donations.

Fontainebleau (Las Vegas, Nevada): Plans to resume the resort project which had previously committed to creating over 10,000 jobs. 

Fort Ranch (Promontory, Utah) – employee bonuses.

Franklin Savings Bank (Franklin, New Hampshire) – $1,000 bonuses.

Fulton Financial Corporation (Lancaster, Pennsylvania) – base wage raised to $12 per hour; bonuses in the form of an additional week of pay for 75% of the 3,700 employees; $2 million in increased charitable donations.

Gardner Company (Boise, Idaho) – employee bonuses.

Gate City Bank (Fargo, North Dakota) – $1,000 hand-delivered bonus checks to 538 non-management personnel; $500,000 higher charitable giving; $500,000 worth of free home appraisals.

GetFoundFirst.com (Idaho) – employee bonuses.

Georgia Power (Atlanta, Georgia) – Thanks to the tax cuts the utility will provide $1.2 billion in benefits for customers.

Ghostface Brewing (Mooresville, North Carolina) – Hiring new employees, purchasing more equipment, and increasing distribution.

GKM Auto Parts Inc. (Zanesville, Ohio) – Providing healthcare benefits to employees.

Glass & Sons Collision Center (Reading, Pennsylvania) – $1,000 tax reform bonuses to employees.

Goad Company (Independence, Missouri) – $1,000 bonuses to employees.

Golden Heart Utilities (Fairbanks, Alaska) – The utility will pass tax cut savings along to customer.

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (Springfield, Missouri) – 1,200 employees to receive a bonus: full time employees receive $1,000 and part time employees receive $500.

Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc. (Abbeville, Alabama) – Significantly increased employee benefits: lower healthcare costs, more paid time off, scholarships, and more.

Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (Sioux Falls, South Dakota) – base wage raised to $15; $500 or wage increase for 70% of workforce; doubling of grants to community investment program.

Green Mountain Power (Colchester, Vermont) – the utility will pass along tax savings to customers.

Green Recovery Technologies, LLC (New Castle, Delaware) — $1,000 bonuses for all seven employees.

Griffith Trucking, Broadway Express, Heartland Peterbilt, Heartland Classics (Effingham and Newton, Illinois) – $1,000 bonuses.

Group 1 Automotive (Houston, Texas) – $500 cash bonuses for non-management dealership employees and operational support staff in the United States.

Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company  (New Orleans, Louisiana) – base wage increased to $12 per hour; additional $75,000 in charitable donations.

Gulf Power Company (Pensacola, Florida) – the utility will pass tax reform savings to customer.

Guy Chemical Company Inc. (Somerset, Pennsylvania) – Increased bonuses, increased wages, and investments in new equipment – a new forklift, new laboratory furnishings, updated computer equipment, and new software system.

Groomer’s Seafood (Corpus Christi, Texas) – Expansion of distribution facilities.

Haciendas at Grace Village (Las Cruces, New Mexico): hiring additional employees.

Happy State Bank  (Happy, Texas) – base wage raised; salary increases; bonuses; increased retirement contributions.

HarborOne Bank (Brockton, Massachusetts) – $500 bonuses to 600 bank employees; base wage raised to $15 per hour.

Harford Alarm Company (Bel Air, Maryland) – $1,000 bonuses for all 13 employees.

Harris Corporation (Melbourne, Florida)  – Each of the 17,000 non-executive employees will receive 10 shares of common stock which will vest over two years. 10 shares of stock is currently worth $1,470; additional $300 million contribution to employee pension fund; $20 million in innovation investment.

Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (Hartford, Connecticut) – $1,000 bonuses for employees making less than $75,000 per year. This amounts to 9,500 employees.

Harvard Business Services, Inc.  (Lewes, Delaware) – $1,000 bonuses for all full-time employees.

Hawaii National Bank (Honolulu, Hawaii) – $1,000 bonuses

Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric, Hawai’I Electric Light (Honolulu, Hawaii) – the utility expects that rates will be lowered for customers thanks to tax reform.

Haworth Inc. (Holland, Michigan) – $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees, $500 bonuses for part-time employees; bonuses totaling $5 million.

Hawthorn Bank (Jefferson City, Missouri) – $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees; $500 bonuses for part-time employees.

HBM Technology Partners (Reno, Nevada) – tax reform bonuses to employees.

Heartland Bank (Geneva, Nebraska) – $1,000 bonuses for full time non-executive employees; $500 bonus to part time employees.

Henry Schein, Inc. (Melville, New York) – $1,000 bonuses.

Hinee Gourmet Coffee (Helotes, Texas) — Plans to upgrade systems/equipment and enhance wages, benefits, and bonus programs.

Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, Arkansas) – $500 bonuses for 850 employees.

Home Depot (Atlanta, Georgia) – bonuses for all hourly employees, up to $1,000.

Home Instead Senior Care – Samuel and Brandy Patton, franchise owners  (El Paso, Texas) – As noted by the International Franchise Association, tax savings will help the Pattons achieve their goal of hiring 50 people in 2018.

HomeStreet, Inc. (Seattle, Washington) – Base wage increased to $15 per hour.

Honeywell (Morris Plains, New Jersey) – increased 401(k) match.

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield (Newark, New Jersey) – $150 million in refunds to customers, $125 million investments on health initiatives, $125 million investments to connect people to mental health and substance abuse services.

Hormel Foods Corp (Austin, Minnesota) – stock options to employees; increase base wage to $13 per hour.

Hostess Brands, Inc. (Kansas City, Missouri) – $750 cash bonuses; $500 in 401(k) contributions; free snacks for a year.

Humana (Louisville, Kentucky) – base wage increased to $15 per hour; acceleration of annual performance-based incentive program; additional community investments; accelerated investment in technological and operational processes; earnings benefits for shareholders.

Hudson Facades (Linwood, Pennsylvania) – $3,000 in every factory worker’s 401(k); increase base wage pay.

Hunter Chase & Associates (Springfield Township, Missouri) – Employee bonuses; purchase of new trucks and investment in equipment.

Huntington Ingalls Industries (Newport News, Virginia) – $500 bonuses; $300 million in increased capital expenditures; increased pension contributions; increased charitable contributions.

IAT Insurance Group (Raleigh, North Carolina) – $3,000 bonuses for 685 non-executive employees.

Iberia Bank  (LaFayette, Louisiana) – Pay raises of $2 per hour; $1,000 bonuses.

Idaho Power (Boise, Idaho) – The utility requested to pass along tax reform savings to customers.

IDEXX Laboratories Inc. (Westbrook, Maine) – Increased 401(k) contributions.

INB Bank (Spokane, Washington) – $500 bonuses to 200 employees. The bonuses will exclude the Senior Management Team.  The base wage will be raised to $15 per hour.

Information Services Group (Stamford, Connecticut) – $500 extra 401(k) contribution to every U.S. employee; increased capital expenditures, increased training, and more.

International Offset Corporation (Los Angeles, California) – $1,000 bonuses to all employees and 1099 subcontracting partners.

Indiana-Michigan Power (Fort Wayne, Indiana) – The utility will pass along tax cut savings to customers.

Iowa American Water Co. (Davenport, Iowa) – The utility will pass along tax savings to customers.

Iron Horse Energy Services Inc. (Eolia, Missouri) – bonuses for all 93 employees; due to a lower tax burden the company is also continuing to cover 100 percent of healthcare.

Information First, Inc. (Manassas, Virginia) – $500 cash bonus for all 15 employees.

Inland Northwest Bank (Spokane, Washington) – Base wage raised to $15; $500 bonuses to employees excluding Senior Management Team.

Insperity (Houston, Texas) – tax reform bonuses will be paid to employees in February, totaling $17 million.

InUnison Inc. – employee bonuses.

ISI Financial Group (Lancaster, Pennsylvania) – $2,000 bonuses for all employees.

ITC Holdings Corporation (Novi, Michigan) – the utility will pass tax reform savings to its customers.

Jergens, Inc. (Cleveland, Ohio) – Pay raises.

JetBlue (New York, New York)– $1,000 bonus for all 21,000 employees.

JimRinehart.com State Farm agent (Seaside, California) – pay raises for employees.

J.M. Smucker Company (Orrville, Ohio) – $1,000 bonuses to about 5,000 employees; $1 million in increased charitable donations; $20 million contribution to employee pension plan.

Johnson & Johnson (New Brunswick, New Jersey) – New investments due to tax reform.

Johnson Bank (Racine, Wisconsin) – base wage raised to $15 per hour.

Jones Auto & Towing (Riverview, Florida) – the company, which provides 24-hour wrecker service, roadside assistance, emergency towing, and fuel delivery etc. will put two additional trucks into service, which will add two more full time jobs.

Jordan Winery (Healdsburg, California) – $1,000 bonuses for all 85 employees.

Joseph’s Lite Cookies (Sebastian, Florida) – $3,000 - $4,200 salary increases, new computer systems, new product packaging.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.  (New York, New York) – Base wage raised for 22,000 employees, to a range of $15 to $18 per hour; 4,000 new jobs added; 400 new branches; increased charitable donations; increased small business lending.

Junk King (Reno, Nevada) – Purchase of additional truck; increased hiring.

Kalb Industries of Nevada, Ltd.  (Las Vegas, Nevada) – pay raises for employees who have been with the company three months or longer.

Kaman Corp. (Bloomfield, Connecticut) – $1,000 tax reform bonuses.

Kansas City Power and Light (Kansas City, Missouri): the utility will pass savings from federal tax reform to customers.

Kansas City Southern (Kansas City, Missouri) – $1,000 bonuses. (Exact number receiving bonus unknown at this time; the company employs 6,485)

Kauai Cattle LLC (Kauai, Hawaii) – employee bonuses.

KeyCorp (Cleveland, Ohio) – base wage raised; increased employee retirement plan contributions.

Kimmins Contracting (Tampa, Florida) – $1,000 tax reform bonuses to employees.

Kish Bancorp, Inc. (Belleville, Pennsylvania) – Base wage raised; $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees, $500 bonuses for part-time employees; $10 million in capital expenditures over the next three years; increased charitable giving by a minimum of $50,000.

Koch Companies Inc. (Minneapolis, Minnesota) – increased driver wages; increased sign on bonuses.

Koehler Flooring, Inc. (Green Bay, Wisconsin) – This family carpet and flooring company gave $1,000 bonuses to seven full-time employees.

Kraft Heinz Company (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Chicago, Illinois) – $1.3 billion pre-funding of postretirement benefit plans; $800 million in capital expenditures; $300 million in strategic investments.

Kramerica Properties (Merced, California) – this small family-owned company gave each of the six employees a $2,000 tax reform bonus.

Lakestone Bank & Trust (Lapeer, Michigan) – Pay raise for hourly employees of $1 per hour; $1,000 bonuses for salaried employees.

Land & Co. (Wyoming, Michigan) – $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees; $500 bonuses for part-time employees; $250 bonuses for seasonal workers.

Larry H. Miller Group of Companies (Sandy, Utah) – $1,000 bonuses for 10,000 employees.

Lawrence Paper Company (Lawrence, Kansas) – $500 bonuses for all 300 employees; $5 million in new equipment and expansion at all three locations.

Leak Sealers (Lumberton, Texas) – bonuses to its 100 employees.

LHC Group (Lafayette, Louisiana) – According to a March 13, 2018 internal email to 15,000 employees from Chairman and CEO Keith Myers, due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act there will be positive adjustments to compensation as well as increased 401(k) contributions and enhanced employee benefits. Details will be released March 29. A portion of the email state.

LiDestri Food and Drink (Rochester, New York) – Double-paycheck bonuses.

Lima Pallet Company (Lima, Ohio) – Pay raises, new jobs, purchase of new equipment.

LincolnWay Community Bank (New Lenox, Illinois) – $1,500 bonus to 33 permanent employees.

Lok-N-Logs, Inc., I Wood Care, and Webb Properties (Sherburne, New York) – employees working for a year or more received a double paycheck; those working less than a year also received a bonus.

Loud & Clear Communications (New York, New York) – employee bonuses.

Lowes (Mooresville, North Carolina) – bonuses of up to $1,000 based on length of service, for 260,000 employees; expanded benefits and maternity/parental leave; $5,000 of adoption assistance.

Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company (Louisville, Kentucky) – the utilities will pass tax reform savings to customers.

M&T Bank Corporation  (Buffalo, New York) – Base wage raised to $14 to $16 per hour based on location, a $25 million investment; employees receive 40 hours of paid time annually for volunteer/charitable/employee resource group activities.

MainSource Financial Group (Greensburg, Indiana) – Base wage raised to $15 per hour.

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (New York, New York) – Base wage raised to $16 per hour; $1,000 bonuses for employees earning less than $55,000.

Maspeth Federal Savings (Maspeth, New York) – $1,000 bonuses for all full-time employees below the AVP officer level, $500 bonuses for all part-time employees; base wage raised to $15 per hour.

Mastercard Inc. (Purchase, New York) – increasing employer match for 401(k) plans to 10%.

MB Financial, Inc. (Chicago, Illinois) – base wage increased to $15 per hour; tax reform bonuses; and $7.5 million additional charitable contributions.

McCormick & Company (Sparks, Maryland) – $1,000 bonuses.

McDonald’s (Oak Brook, Illinois) – Increased tuition investments which will provide educational program access for 400,000 U.S. employees. $2,500 per year (up from $700) for crew working 15 hours a week, $3,000 (up from $1,050) for managers, and more.

McKee Foods (Collegedale, Tennessee) – Up to $1,000 bonuses.

MEC Arial Work Platforms (Kerman, California) – $1,000 bonuses.

Melaleuca (Idaho Falls, Idaho) – all 2,000 employees will receive a $100 bonus for each year they have worked at the company.

Metairie Bank and Trust (Metairie, Louisiana) – $1,000 cash bonuses; increase base wage to $12 per hour.

Merck (Kenilworth, New Jersey) – Bonuses (details to be announced); increased charitable donations; increased capital expenditures.

Meridian Bancorp, Inc.  (Boston, Massachusetts) – Base wage raised to $15 per hour; additional 20% will be added to existing bonuses; increased capital spending including building six new branch locations; additional charitable contributions.

MetLife Inc. (New York, New York) – Base wage raised to $15 per hour; creation of a $10 million skills development fund; establishment of a minimum group life insurance benefit, enhanced 401(k) plan.

Metropolitan Edison Company (Akron, OH) - the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

MidAmerican Energy Company (Des Moines, Iowa) - the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Mid-AM Metal Forming (Des Moines, Iowa) – bonuses for 140 employees.

Middlefield Banc Corp. (Middlefield, Ohio) – $1,000 bonuses for each employee.

Miles Fiberglass (Oregon City, Oregon) - Hiring more employees, increasing wages, implementing profit-sharing bonuses for existing employees.

Mincey Marble (Gainesville, Georgia) – Bonuses of up to $1,000 based on length of service.

Mill Steel Company (Grand Rapids, Michigan) – $1,000 bonuses for 400 full-time associates.

Mission Produce (Oxnard, California) – $1,000 bonuses to U.S-based employee.

Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. (Bismarck, North Dakota) – the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Mountaire Corporation  (Millsboro, Delaware) – $1,000 or $500 bonuses based on length of service; increased 401(k) matches.

Move It Or Lose It Moving LLC – employee bonuses.

Muncie Aviation Company (Muncie, Indiana) – Tax reform bonuses for all employees.

MusicNotes (Madison, Wisconsin) – 3% Salary increases for all employees.

Mutual Bank (Muncie, Indiana) – $750 bonuses for all non-executive employees; hourly employees will also receive a $.50 pay raise per hour.

National Bank Holdings Corporation (Greenwood Village, Colorado) – $1,000 bonuses for employees making less than $50,000 (exact number receiving bonus unknown at this time).

National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation (Erie, Pennsylvania) - the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

National Grid (Waltham, Massachusetts) – the utility plans to pass along tax savings to customers.

National Grid Rhode Island (Providence, Rhode Island) – the utility plans to pass along tax savings to customers.

Nationwide Insurance (Columbus, Ohio) – $1,000 bonuses to 29,000 employees; increased 401(k) matching contributions for 33,000 employees.

Natural Guardian – employee bonuses.

Navient (Wilmington, Delaware) – 98% of Navient’s 6,700 employees will receive a $1,000 bonus (approx. 6,566 bonus-eligible employees).

NBT Bancorp Inc.  (Norwich, New York) – Base wage raised to $11 to $15 per hour; minimum 5% salary increases for employees making less than $50,000; increased capital expenditures.

Nelnet (Lincoln, Nebraska) – $1,000 bonuses for 4,100 employees.

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Irving, Texas) – Bonuses of $500 for full-time employees, $250 for part-time employees; increased 401(k) contributions.

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation (West Columbia, South Carolina) 5% pay raises for employees.

NexTier Bank (Butler, Pennsylvania) – $1,000 bonuses for all employees; tuition reimbursement on job training; wage raises for hourly employees.

Nevada Energy (Las Vegas, Nevada) – The utility is passing tax reform savings to customer.

New Jersey Natural Gas (Wall, New Jersey) – the utility will pass tax reform savings to customer.

Nexus Services, Inc. (Verona, Virginia) – 5% raise for all employees; 200 more workers will be hired in 2018.

Nicor Gas (Naperville, Illinois) – the utility will pass on tax reform savings to customers.

Noah Bank (Elkins Park, Pennsylvania) – $1,500 cash bonus to employees.

Northco Products, Inc. (Albany, New York) – this small business was able to hire one new employee, give all employees bonuses ranging from $100 - $971 after taxes; the company is also investing in a new building.

Northeast Vapor Supplies (Old Saybrook, CT) – Bonuses of between $50 - $300 for the five employees.

Northern Indiana Public Service Company (Merrillville, Indiana) – the utility requested that customers’ natural gas rates be lowered

Northpoint Apartments – employee bonuses.

North Shore Bank  (Brookfield, Wisconsin) – $500 bonuses.

NorthWestern Energy (Butte, Montana) – the utility will pass tax reform savings to its customers.

Novelis, Inc. (Atlanta, Georgia) – Construction of a 400,000-square foot automotive aluminum facility in Guthrie, Kentucky. The facility will create approximately 125 jobs.

OceanFirst Financial Corp. (Toms River, New Jersey) – base wage increase to $15 per hour.

Ohnward Bancshares (Maquoketa, Iowa) – $1,000 bonuses for all 260 employees.

Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company  (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) – the utility will pass along tax savings to customers.

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. (Thomasville, North Carolina) – $500 bonuses for all 22,000 employees.

Omaha Track (Omaha, Nebraska) — $500 bonuses.

Oncor Electric Delivery  (Dallas, Texas) – The utility will pass along tax savings to customers.

OneMain Holdings, Inc. (Evansville, Indiana) – Bonuses and base wage increases.

Otelco (Oneonta, Alabama) — $500 bonuses for all employees.

Otter Tail Power Co. (Fergus Falls, Minnesota) – the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Our Town America (Clearwater, Florida) – Raise wages, hire new employees, and purchase new equipment.

Overseas Hardwoods Company (Stockton, Alabama) – $1,000 tax reform bonuses to employees.

Ozark Motor Lines (Memphis, Tennessee) – New driver per diem program.

Pacific Power (Portland, Oregon) – the utility will pass along tax savings to customers.

Pan Am Systems, Inc. (North Billerica, Massachusetts) – $1,100 tax reform bonuses for 719 employees.

Panhandle Cleaning and Restoration (Wheeling, West Virginia) – Purchasing new trucks and equipment.

Pattison Sand Company (Clayton, Iowa): $600 cash bonuses, base pay raised by $1.50-$2.50 per hour.

Payne Trucking (Fredericksburg, Virginia) – bonuses of $250 for employees of at least six months, $500 for employees of at least a year, and $750 for employees of at least five years.

Paychex, Inc. (Rochester, New York) — Increased investments; acceleration of technology projects; increased investments in employees.

PECO Energy Company (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Pennsylvania-American Water Company (Hershey, Pennsylvania) - the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Pennsylvania-American Water Company-Wastewater (Hershey, Pennsylvania) - the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Pennsylvania Electric Company (Akron, Ohio) - the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Pennsylvania Power Company (Akron, Ohio) - the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Peoples Bank (Bellingham, Washington) – Base wage raised to $15 per hour; 401(k) match increased one point to 8%.

Peoples Bank (Magnolia, Arkansas) – $500 bonuses and $50,000 in charitable donations.

Peoples Gas Company LLC (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) - the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Peoples Natural Gas Company LLC-Equitable Division (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) - the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Penske Automotive Group (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan) – Increased 401(k) contributions.

Pentucket Bank (Haverhill, Massachusetts) – $500 bonuses, increased base wages, increased additional educational opportunities through a University of Pentucket Bank program.

Pepco (Washington, DC) – The utility will pass along tax savings to customers.

PepsiCo, Inc. (Purchase, New York) – $1,000 bonuses to full-time front-line U.S. employees.

Pfizer Inc. (New York, New York) – $100 million in tax reform bonuses for non-executive employees.

Pike County Light & Power Company (Milford, Pennsylvania) - the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Pilgrim Bank (Cohasset, Massachusetts) – Base wage raised to $15 per hour; additional 401(k) contributions; increased charitable donations.

Pinnacle Bank (Lincoln, Nebraska) – $1,000 bonuses for 1,007 employees.

Pitney Bowes (Stamford, Connecticut) – $18 million investment commitment to raise wages.

Plexus Corp. (Neenah, Wisconsin) – cash bonuses for non-executive employees.

Pioneer Credit Recovery (Arcade, New York) – $1,000 bonuses for 800 employees.

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) – $1,000 bonuses to 47,500 employees; an additional $1,500 in employee pension accounts; base wage hike to $15; $200 million charitable contribution.

PodcastOne (Los Angeles, California) – $1,000 bonuses for all full-time employees.

Pottle’s Transporation (Hermon, Maine): Purchasing new equipment.

PPL Electric Utilities Corporation (Allentown, Pennsylvania) - the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Premera Blue Cross (Mountlake Terrace, Washington) – $1,500 bonuses for 2,600 employees.

Priority Courier Experts  (St. Paul, Minnesota) – tax reform bonuses were given on Jan. 2, 2018 to employees; further, employees will receive another $500 bonus in 2018 on the anniversary of their hire date.

Primrose School of South Tampa (Tampa, Florida) – Salary increases; playground upgrades; educational hardware and software investments; upgraded classroom flooring.

Prospector Hotel & Gambling Hall (Ely, Nevada) – $500 bonuses and increase base wage to $12 per hour.

Protective Life Corporation (Birmingham, Alabama) – Base wage raised to $15 per hour; $1,000 bonuses for 75% of employees.

Public Service Company of New Mexico (Albuquerque, New Mexico) – The utility will pass tax reform savings to customers.

Public Service Enterprise Group (Newark, New Jersey) – the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Quadvest (Tomball, Texas) – the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Quake Manufacturing (Fort Wayne, Indiana) – $1,000 bonuses, enhanced insurance benefits, gym memberships.

Quail Creek Bank (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) – Employee bonuses of $2,000 or $1,000 and increased 401(k) contributions.

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (Secaucus, New Jersey) – Bonuses of up to $500 for 40,000 employees.

R+L Carriers (Wilmington, Ohio) – $1,000 bonuses for 12,000 employee.

RDR, Inc. (Centreville, Virginia) – bonuses of up to $1,000 for all 125 employees.

Regions Financial Corporation (Birmingham, Alabama) – base wage increase to $15 per hour; $40 million in charitable donations; $100 million in capital expenditures.

Renaissance Global Logistics (Detroit, Michigan) – Tax reform bonuses.

Resident Construction LLC – employee bonuses.

Reynolds American, Inc. (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) – $1,000 bonuses for 4,500 employees.

RGF Environmental Group, Inc. (Riviera Beach, Florida) – $1,000 bonuses.

Rio Bank (McAllen, Texas) — $1,000 bonuses for each of the 108 employee.

Riverbend Communications – employee bonuses.

Riverbend Management, Inc. – employee bonuses.

Riverbend Ranch – employee bonuses.

Riverbend Services – employee bonuses.

Robert W. Baird & Company (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) – Cash bonuses of up to $1,500; charitable contributions.

Rocky Mountain Power (Portland, Oregon) – utility company will pass along tax savings to customers.

Rod’s Harvest Foods  (St. Ignatius, Montana) – 3-5% pay raises; base wage raised to $11 per hour; bonuses up to $500.

Rolls-Royce (Locations in 27 U.S. states) – Enhanced employee benefits. Parental leave, paid family care leave, bereavement leave and more.

Royal Banks of Missouri (Saint Louis, Missouri) – On Feb. 23, 2018, full-time employees received $1,000 bonuses; part-time employees received $500 bonuses.

Royal Hawaiian Heritage Jewelry – the company will open additional retail locations.

Rush Enterprises s (New Braunfels, Texas) – $1,000 bonuses for all 6,600 employees.

Russell Lands  (Alexander City, Alabama) – $500 bonuses for about 400 full-time non-management staff.

Ryder System, Inc. (Miami, Florida) – Tax reform bonuses for all non-incentive bonus eligible employees, totaling $23 million.

Saban Capital Group Inc. (Los Angeles, California): $1,000 bonuses

Sail Loft (Dartmouth, Massachusetts) – $500 bonuses for full-time employees; $200 bonuses for part-time employees. Together with affiliated restaurants The Gateway Tavern, The Stowaway, Duck Inn Pub, and Speedwell Tavern, the bonuses went to 93 employees.

St. John’s Properties Inc. (Baltimore, Maryland) – $1,500 bonuses.

Scheels All Sports (Fargo, North Dakota) – $1,000 and $500 bonuses; investment in new stores, increased charitable donations.

Sewickley Spa (Sewickley, Pennsylvania) – Pay raises; increased capital expenditures.

Sheely’s Furniture and Appliance (North Lima, Ohio) – $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees; $500 bonuses for part-time employees; expansion of retail store

Sheffer Corporation (Cincinnati, Ohio) – $1,000 bonuses for all 126 employees.

Shred-X (Griffin, Georgia) – purchase a new truck, and potentially hire a new employee.

Simulations Plus, Inc (Lancaster, California) – $1,000 bonuses.

Sinclair Broadcast Group (Hunt Valley, Maryland) – $1,000 bonuses for 9,000 employees.

SkyWest Airlines  (St. George, Utah) will increase 401(k) contributions, increase capital expenditures, and increase charitable donations, and will enhance the existing bonus and incentive programs.

Smith Chevrolet – employee bonuses.

Smith Honda – employee bonuses.

Smith RV – employee bonuses.

Solara Hospitality (Columbia, South Carolina) – cash bonuses up to $500.

Somerset Savings Bank (Bound Brook, New Jersey) – $750 bonuses for employees excluding senior management.

Southwest Gas (Las Vegas, Nevada) – The utility will pass along tax cut savings to customers.

Sun Solar (Springfield, Missouri) – hiring new employees, investing in business growth.

Superior Water, Light & Power (Superior, Wisconsin) – the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Sound Financial Bancorp Inc. (Seattle, Washington) – increasing employee incentive compensation, expanding charitable giving, and implementing a down payment assistance program for first time homebuyers.

Southern Grace Distilleries (Mount Pleasant, North Carolina) – Hiring new employees, expanding visitor center, and investing in business expansion

South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa (Las Vegas, Nevada) – doubling of bonuses for 2,300 employees.

South State Bank (Columbia, South Carolina) – 2,800 employees getting bonuses; $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees and $500 for part-time employees.

Southwest Airlines – $1,000 bonuses for all 55,000 employees; $5 million additional charitable donations.

Southwire (Carrollton, Georgia) – $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees, $250 bonuses for part-time employees; expanded parental leave benefits; educational scholarships for employees; workplace investments totaling $9 million.

SpartanNash (Grand Rapids, Michigan) – tax reform bonuses and base pay wage increases.

Spectrum Adhesives, Inc. (Memphis, Tennessee) – $500 bonuses for employees.

Speedwell Tavern (Plymouth, Massachusetts) – $500 bonuses for full-time employees; $200 bonuses for part-time employees. Together with affiliated restaurants: The Gateway Tavern, The Stowaway, Sail Loft, and Duck Inn Pub, the bonuses went to 93 employees.

Spellex Corporation (Tampa, Florida) – $1,000 bonuses for all 26 full-time employees.

Spire Inc. (St. Louis, Missouri) – the utility will pass tax reform savings to customers.

Sprouts Farmers Market (Ellicott City, Maryland) – Pay raises and enhanced employee benefits.

Stafford Bounce n Play, LLC  (Stafford, Virginia) – $1,000 mid-year bonuses for all employees.

Starbucks Coffee Company (Seattle, Washington) – 8,000 new retail jobs and 500 new manufacturing jobs; new employee offerings/raises/benefits totaling $250 million will be announced later in 2018.

State Street (Boston, Massachusetts) – enhanced employee retirement benefits and investment in training and community grant programs.

Staub Manufacturing (Dayton, Ohio) – Due to tax cuts, the 37 employees received higher Christmas bonuses.

Steel Design LLC – employee bonuses.

STERIS Corp. (Ohio, Alabama, New York, Missouri, Florida, California, Colorado, Texas, New Jersey, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Utah, South Carolina, Missouri) – $1,000 bonuses totaling $7 million for non-executive U.S.-based employees.

Stifel Financial Corporation (St. Louis, Missouri) – $1,500 bonuses for 7,000 employees.

Stine Home & Yard (Sulphur, Louisiana) – increasing base salary, increasing 401k matching, investing in new technology, investing in community.

Suit-Kote Corporation (Cortland, New York) – Pay raises for 800 employees; increased 401(k) contributions.

Summit State Bank (Santa Rosa, California) -- $$2,000 bonuses for non-executive employees.

Sun Community News and Printing  (Elizabethtown, New York) – Raises for all employees averaging $1,000 each; restoration of 2% match on employee IRAs; software and equipment upgrades.

Sundance Vacations (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) – $125,000 in employee tax reform bonuses.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. (Atlanta, Georgia) – base wage raise to $15 per hour; $50 million in additional community grants; merit pay raise; additional 401(k) contributions; etc.

Sutter Masonry, Inc.  (El Mirage, AZ) – The company employs approximately 100 people. Hourly wages were increased by $1.00 and over $50,000 in bonuses were distributed.

Synovus Financial Corporation (Columbus, Georgia) – $1,000 bonuses to all non-executive employees.

Taco John’s (Cheyenne, Wyoming) – All full-time and part-time crew members received a $200 after-tax bonus; Franchisee support center employees received $1,000 bonuses; increased charitable donations.

Tampa Electric (Tampa, Florida) – The utility is passing tax reform savings to customers.

TCF Financial Corporation (Wayzata, Minnesota) – $1,000 bonuses for full time employees; $500 bonuses for part time employees (exact number receiving bonus unknown at this time).

Today’s Electronics (Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina) – $1,000 tax reform bonuses to employees.

The Flood Insurance Agency (Gainesville, Florida) – $1,000 bonuses for 17 full time employees.

The Kroger Co. (Cincinnati, Ohio) – increased 401(k) contributions, higher wages, enhanced educational opportunities, increased employee support programs, larger employee discounts, and technology initiatives.

Thermo Fisher Scientific  (Waltham, Massachusetts) – $500 bonuses.

The Gateway Tavern (Wareham, Massachusetts) – $500 bonuses for full-time employees; $200 bonuses for part-time employees. Together with affiliated restaurants The Stowaway, Sail Loft, Duck Inn Pub, and Speedwell Tavern, the bonuses went to 93 employees.

The Rabine Group (Schaumburg, Illinois) — Increased raises and bonuses, increased charitable donations, increased hiring, increased research and development spending, and company expansion.

The Stowaway (Mattapoisett, Massachusetts) – $500 bonuses for full-time employees; $200 bonuses for parttime employees. Together with affiliated restaurants The Gateway Tavern, Sail Loft, Duck Inn Pub, and Speedwell Tavern, the bonuses went to 93 employees.

The TJX Companies Inc. (Framingham, Massachusetts) The TJX Companies Inc. is the holding company for TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post, and Homesense stores – tax reform bonuses for employees; increased retirement fund contributions, paid parental leave; increased charitable contributions.

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (Hartford, Connecticut) – $1,000 bonuses for 14,000 employees; base wage raised to $15 per hour.

The United Illuminating Company (New Haven, Connecticut) – the utility will pass tax reform savings to customers.

Territorial Savings Bank (Honolulu, Hawaii) – $1,000 bonuses to 247 employees; base wage hike from $11.25 to $15.00 per hour.

Texas Capital Bank (Dallas, Texas) – $1,000 bonuses for 900 employees.

The Hammock Source  (Greenville, North Carolina) – all 150 employees received a tax reform bonus of up to $1,000 depending on length of service. 

Tingley Rubber Company (Piscataway, New Jersey) – $1,000 bonuses.

Tis The Season (West Jefferson, North Carolina) – $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees.

Tokio Marine HCC – $1,500 employee bonuses for 2,000 employees.

Total System Services  (Columbus, Georgia) – $1,000 bonuses for 11,500 employees.

Traverse City State Bank (Traverse City, Michigan):  $750 bonuses.

Tri-State Trailer Sales, Inc. (Pennsylvania, Ohio) – increased 401(k) for employees, to 100% on the first 4% of compensation.

Tucson Electric Power Company (Tucson, Arizona) – the utility will pass tax reform savings to customers

Turning Point Brands, Inc. (Louisville, Kentucky) – $1,000 bonuses for 107 employees

Turning Point USA  (Lemont, Illinois) – $300 bonuses to all 115 employees.

TrueNorth Steel (Billings, Montana) – Creating 35 new jobs.

Tremco Inc. (Cleveland, Ohio) – hiring new employees, increasing employee retirement contributions, upgrading equipment, and reinvesting in employees.

Tyson Foods, Inc. (Springdale, Arkansas) – 100,000 employees will receive a tax reform bonus: $1,000 for fulltime employees and $500 for part-time employees.

Uelner Precision Tools & Dies (Dubuque, Iowa) – tax reform bonuses to employees.

UGI Central Penn Gas Inc. (Shippensburg, Pennsylvania) - the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

UGI Penn Natural Gas Inc. (Valley Forge, Pennsylvania) - the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

UGI Utilities Inc. (Valley Forge, Pennsylvania) - the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

U-Haul (Phoenix, Arizona) – $1,200 bonus for full-time employees, $500 for part-time employees; over 28,000 workers will receive a bonus.

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (Bolingbrook, Illinois) — Bonuses for hourly associates, totaling $12.3 million.

Umpqua Holdings Corporation (Portland, Oregon) – base wage raised to $15.25 per hour; $1,000 bonuses for over 15,000 non-executive employees.

Union Bank & Trust (Lincoln, Nebraska) – All full-time and part-time employees received a $1,000 bonus. Over 800 employees.

United Bank & Trust (Marysville, Kansas) – all employees received a raise of $100 per month. According to ABA Bankers Journal the raise applies to both salaried and hourly employees.

United Technologies Corporation (Farmington, Connecticut) – 35,000 new employees to be hired, and $15 billion in capital expenditures and research/development over the next five years.

Unity Bank (Clinton, New Jersey) – all 200 non-executive employees will receive a $750 bonus.

Universal Plumbing & Heating Co. (Las Vegas, Nevada) – Bonuses up to $1,000, hiring of new employees, purchase of new equipment.

Unum (Chattanooga, Tennessee) – base wage raise to $15 a hour, creation of paid parental leave, additional $1 million in charitable contributions.

Upper Peninsula Power Company (Marquette, Michigan) – the utility will pass tax reform savings to its customers.

UPS (Atlanta, Georgia) – Significantly increased capital expenditures; construction and renovation of facilities, new vehicle and aircraft purchases and technological upgrades; increased pension funding.

U.S. Bancorp (Minneapolis, Minnesota) – $1,000 bonuses for 60,000 employees; base wage hike to $15 per hour; $150 million charitable contribution.

U.S. Special Delivery (Iron Mountain, Michigan) – $1,000 bonuses.

Utility Services of Alaska (Fairbanks, Alaska) – the utility will pass tax reform savings to customers.

Valley Bank (Harrisonburg, Virginia) – $1,100 bonuses for employees who work more than thirty hours a week, $750 bonus for employees who work under thirty hours a week; charitable contribution of $250,000.

Velvet Ice Cream Company (Utica, Ohio) – Base wages raised, facility improvements, new management system.

Vermont Gas Systems, Inc. (South Burlington, Vermont) – the utility will pass savings from tax reform to customers.

Verizon  (New York, New York) – non-executive employees will receive 50 shares of restricted stock.

Verst Logistics, Inc. (Walton, Kentucky) – $500 bonuses to all full-time employees.

Visa (Foster City, California) – significantly increased permanent contributions to employee 401(k) accounts.

Vivian Company (Saint Louis, Missouri) – $1,000 cash bonuses, updated facilities.

Wal-Mart (Bentonville, Arkansas) – Base wage increase for all hourly employees to $11; bonuses of up to $1,000; expanded maternity and parental leave; $5,000 for adoption expenses.

Walt Disney Company  (Burbank, California) – $1,000 bonuses for 125,000 employees; $50 million investment in employee educational programs.

Warwood Tool (Wheeling, West Virginia) – Creating a new line of products.

Washington Federal (Seattle, Washington) – according to a company statement, “all Washington Federal employees in good standing and earning less than $100,000 per year will receive a 5% increase on top of their normal merit increase.”

Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc.  (Westerly, Rhode Island) – $1,000 bonuses for full-time employees and $500 for part-time employees; $1.00 per hour salary increase for employees below a certain compensation level.

Waste Management, Inc. (Houston, Texas) – $2,000 bonuses to approximately 34,000 employees.

Webco Industries Inc. (Sand Springs, Oklahoma) – Up to $2,000 bonuses.

WebHobby Shop, LLC (Pontiac, Michigan) – $2.00 per hour raise for employees.

We Energies (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) – the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Webster Financial – (Waterbury, Connecticut) – Base wage raised to $15 per hour; $1,000 bonuses to full-time employees below vice-president level; $1 million in additional charitable contributions.

Wells Fargo (San Francisco, California) – raised base wage from $13.50 to $15.00 per hour; $400 million in charitable donations for 2018; $100 million increased capital investment over next three years.

Wellsboro Electric Company (Wellsboro, Pennsylvania) - the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

Werner Enterprises Inc (Omaha, Nebraska) – Increasing driver wages and increasing capital expenditures.

West Penn Power Company (Greensburg, Pennsylvania) - the utility will pass along tax reform savings to customers.

WeStar Energy  (Topeka, Kansas) – the utility will pass along tax savings to customers.

Western & Southern Financial Group (Cincinnati, Ohio) – $2,000 bonuses for full time employees; $1,000 for part time employees.

Western Alliance Bancorporation (Phoenix, Arizona) – base pay raise of 7.5 percent for the lowest-paid 50% of employees; increased bonuses; increased 401(k) match; etc.

Wichita Railway Services, LLC – $3,000 - 6,000 bonuses.

Willis Lease Finance Corporation  (Novato, California) – $1,000 bonuses for all non-executive employees.

Willow Creek Woodworks (Idaho Falls, Idaho) – employee bonuses.

Windsor Federal Savings (Windsor, Connecticut) – $250 bonus for all employees with the exception of upper management.

Windy Hill Foliage, Inc. (Marshfield, Wisconsin) – Bonuses of up to $1,200 for 180 employees.

Winnebago Industries (Forest City, Iowa) — Bonuses, wage adjustments, increased charitable contributions, accelerated facility improvements — details forthcoming.

Wintrust Financial Corporation  (Rosemont, Illinois) – base wage raised to $15 per hour.

Wirco Inc. (Avilla, Indiana) – $500 employee bonuses.

Wild Adventures (Valdosta, Georgia) – $500 bonus to employees, health benefits, free admission to park for family and friends.

Wolf Metals (Columbus, Ohio) – Purchase of new equipment.

Worldpay Inc. (Cincinnati, Ohio) – Up to $2000 bonuses, increasing some hourly wages, increasing 401(k) match, increasing charitable contributions, investing in wellness and recognition programs.

Wynn Resorts  (Las Vegas, Nevada) – employee bonuses will be announced in 2018.

Xante Corporation (Mobile, Alabama) – $1,200 bonuses.

Xcel Energy (Denver, Colorado) – The utility will pass tax cut savings along to customers.

YAM Worldwide  (Scottsdale, Arizona) – $2,000 bonuses for the 595 employees who have been with the company more than six months; $1,000 bonuses for the 131 employees who have been with the company less than six months. More than $1.3 million in bonuses were paid.

Yancey Bros. (Cobb County, Georgia) – $500 bonuses for 1,200 employees.

Zions Bancorporation  (Salt Lake City, Utah) – pay raises for more than 40% of employees; $1,000 bonuses for nearly 80% of employees.

 

Source: Americans for Tax Reform

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