Tuesday, July 5

Rupert Murdoch’s son says all Fox employees will get a $2,000 bonus for their work during the pandemic

  • Fox Corporation CEO Lachlan Murdoch is reportedly giving employees a $2,000 bonus.
  • All staff in Fox Corporation will receive the bonus, he said in an email seen by The Daily Beast.
  • Murdoch thanked staff for helping Fox achieve business goals during the pandemic.

Lachlan Murdoch, CEO of Fox Corporation, on Wednesday said he was giving employees a $2,000 bonus, The Daily Beast first reported.

Rupert Murdoch’s eldest son wrote in an internal email to employees, seen by The Daily Beast, that all staff in Fox Corporation, including those working for Fox News and Fox Sports, will receive the bonus.

He said he wanted to thank them for their recent work at the company.

“I want to express my gratitude and the gratitude of the entire leadership team for your focus, your passion, your dedication and your resilience,” the eldest son of Rupert Murdoch wrote in an email reviewed by The Daily Beast.

“Thank you for the important role you played in Fox achieving its business goals while also fulfilling our responsibilities to the communities and audiences we serve.”

Insider has reached out to Fox for comment.

Fox’s bonus comes as the US suffers a severe labor shortage. Employers are offering bonuses to keep their staff happy and ensure that they continue working at the company.