Tag: wages

Walmart Succumbs to Pressure, Announces Plans to Raise Wages

February 19, 2015

After facing years of ongoing strikes and protests from its own employees, Walmart announced plans today to give raises to nearly 500,000 of the company’s 1.3 million U.S. employees. In a letter to Walmart associates, CEO Doug McMillon outlined a series of “comprehensive changes” to the company’s “hiring, training, compensation,… Read More»

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2014 Brings Pay Increases to Minimum Wage Workers

January 2, 2014

Thanks to new legislation taking effect this year, an estimated 2.5 million minimum wage workers in at least 13 states will receive much-needed pay increases in 2014. As wealth inequality continues to grow, these latest pay increases are a step in the right direction. In New York, the minimum wage… Read More»

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