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US Walmart workers to get pay raises next month – Daily Press

US Walmart workers to get pay raises next month – Daily Press
The newest pay raises brings Walmart, the country’s largest retailer and biggest private employer, closer to many of its competitors, including Target and Amazon.

workers will get pay raises next month, increasing starting wages to between $14 and $19 an hour.Company President CEO John Furner told employees in a memo Tuesday that the pay raises will be reflected in their March 2 paychecks and will come through a combination of targeted and regular annual pay increases.The newest pay raises brings Walmart, the country’s largest retailer and biggest private employer, closer to many of its competitors, including Target and Amazon, that have raised their minimum wage to $15 an hour.Starting wages currently range between $12 and $18 an hour, depending on location.

Walmart and its competitors have raised wages several times in recent years and added benefits to retain workers, including covering in vitro fertilization, fertility testing and financial help with surrogacy and adoption.50 an hour from $17.

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