Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Target raises minimum wage to $15 per hour

Target is making good on a pledge it made some three years ago — and it’s doing so several months ahead of time.

The discounter is permanently raising its starting wage to $15 an hour, beginning on July 5. (In 2017, Target committed to hitting the metric by yearend 2020). The wage hike puts Target ahead of rival Walmart, whose starting wage is $11 an hour, and in line with Amazon. . . more