Texas Roadhouse CEO Wayne Kent Taylor deserves our recognition after he gave up his salary so that front-line workers could get a bonus.

Front-line workers are making great sacrifices and risking their lives during this coronavirus pandemic so that people around the world may continue to get essential services while staying safe at home.

The Texas Roadhouse boss decided to forego his salary in order to cushion his employees, who are struggling due to COVID-19, according to MarketWatch.com.

Texas Roadhouse Boss Gives Up Salary So That Front-Line Workers Could Get A Bonus
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“Mr. Taylor has elected to forgo his base salary and incentive bonus from the pay period beginning March 18, 2020 and continuing through January 7, 2021. The additional funds will be made available to assist front-line hourly restaurant employees.”

According to Louisville Business First, Taylor’s salary was 525,000 USD, with total compensation of 1.3 million USD in 2018.

Texas Roadhouse Boss Gives Up Salary So That Front-Line Workers Could Get A Bonus
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An act of kindness such as this shouldn’t go unnoticed.

Sticking together and being there for each other during this difficult time is crucial to overcome this pandemic.

Thank you, Kent, for leading by example.

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