Walmart To Raise Wages For 425,000 Workers

LATEST ROUND OF RAISES AT WALMART BRING AVERAGE HOURLY PAY TO MORE THAN $15 PER HOUR, BUT SOME STILL MAKE JUST $11.00

(CNN) – Walmart is raising wages for 425,000 of its workers.

The country’s largest private employer said it would raise pay for hourly U.S. workers to an average above $15.00 an hour.

But that doesn’t mean everyone will be making that much.

Its minimum starting wage for U.S. workers will remain at $11.00 an hour.

Walmart employs about 1.5 million hourly U.S. workers.

Beginning March 13th, the company said pay for store workers in digital and stocking positions will go up to $13.00 to $19.00 an hour, depending on store location.

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