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Target Raises Wages, But Does Not Address Need for Full-Time Hours

Target Raises Wages, But Does Not Address Need for Full-Time Hours

Last week, Target Corp. announced that it will raise its minimum wage to $9 per hour in April.  This latest development follows on the heels of Walmart’s plans to raise wages for 500,000 hourly employees, starting at $9 per hour for its lowest paid workers.  TJ Maxx, Marshall’s and HomeGoods have also followed Walmart’s lead, […]

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Walmart Must Lead the Way in Setting High Standards for the Retail Sector

Walmart Must Lead the Way in Setting High Standards for the Retail Sector

The retail industry has been influenced by Walmart’s plans to raise wages for 500,000 hourly employees, starting at $9 per hour for its lowest paid workers.  Shortly after the retail giant announced the wage increases, TJ Maxx, Marshall’s and HomeGoods followed suit.  And this week, Dollar General Corp. announced that it plans to increase hours […]

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Walmart Workers Get a Raise

Walmart Workers Get a Raise

Last week, Walmart announced that it will raise wages for 500,000 hourly associates. While this latest development is a victory for the brave members of the Organization United for Respect at Walmart (OUR Walmart), Walmart can and should publicly commit to doing more for its associates. Walmart can afford to pay all of its 1.4 […]

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