• Walmart lifts US wages in stores again amid tight labor market

    7 days ago - By Fashion United

    Walmart announced Tuesday it will again raise pay for hourly staff, an indication of persistent tightness in the labor market for front-line employees despite layoffs in the tech sector.
    The retail giant, the biggest private employer in the United States, is boosting the pay range at US stores to between 14 and 19 dollars an hour from the prior 12 to 18 dollars an hour.
    That lifts Walmart's minimum wage to 14 dollars an hour, well above the 7.25 dollar federal minimum wage, but below California and some other states and jurisdictions that have set the level at 15 dollars or greater.
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