LOTTERY. Ten winners will receive their annual salary as a cash prize. | Courtesy photo.
Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a Fortune 500® company and a leader in science and technology, announced an internal campaign to incentivize its employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 across the country.
Leidos will award approximately $ 1 million in total prizes to 10 winning employees, each of whom will receive the equivalent of their annual salaries, the company said in a statement.
“For more than 50 years, Leidos’ mission has been to make the world safer, healthier and more efficient. Today we are duplicating that letter, ”said Roger Krone, President and CEO of Leidos.
“Through this campaign, we are investing in our people and providing a tangible incentive to save lives. If you encourage a single person to get vaccinated, it is money well spent, ”he added.
As The Washington Post reported this week, Leidos launched the $ 1 million “Move the Needle” campaign on June 28 and will continue through October 29, 2021. 10 winners will be selected randomly from eligible entrants.
The giveaway is open to all full-time employees based in the United States, with the exception of certain senior leaders. Leidos has approximately 35 thousand employees in the country.
No purchase is necessary and participation is voluntary. The giveaway is subject to official rules and limited to current employees. Additional details and official rules are available at Leidos.com/move-the-needle.
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With information from a press release.