June 27, 2014

Jobs With Justice

Will Walmart be next?

“The 17 percent average raise, expected to be announced Thursday, is the Swedish ready-to-assemble furniture chain’s biggest in 10 years in the U.S. The pay increase will take effect Jan. 1. It will translate to an average wage of $10.76 an hour, a $1.59 increase from the previous $9.17. About half of Ikea’s 11,000 hourly store workers will get a raise.”

Read more: http://bostonherald.com/business/business_markets/2014/06/ikea_raises_hourly_pay_for_us_retail_workers

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