Sheetz spending $15M to raise wages

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ALTOONA, Pa.–Sheetz announced Tuesday it will spend $15 million this year to raise its workers’ pay across the company.

In a news release, the company says that it won’t cut back hours for full-time employees as part of the move.

Sheetz  was established in 1952 in Altoona.

“While other businesses in the industry might have to cut back on employee hours or new hires as a result of wage increases, Sheetz is working hard to provide full time hours to as many employees as possible, providing them with an opportunity to earn more and secure health benefits,” said Stephanie Doliveira, Vice President of Human Resources at Sheetz.