LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix, the Florida-based grocery chain, plans to hire 30,000 new employees across its seven-state operations by the end of the year, the company announced Monday.

The company will hire workers for its stores, distribution centers and manufacturing facilities.

"Whether associates are new to the workforce or making a career change, Publix provides great benefits and a strong culture in which its associates build long, fulfilling careers.," said Marcy Benton, Publix Vice President of Human Resources.

Publix has continued to see growth since the pandemic as a greater population chose to stay home.

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