Walmart increases minimum pay rate by $1.75

By PETE BANDA  Walmart- 2

Staff Writer

For years, big companies have been criticized for not paying their employees enough money, raking in billions while paying their workers close to the minimum wage rate. And Wal-Mart has been no exception. Well, starting this week, the largest revenue-earning company in the world is turning over a new leaf. The retail-giant has announced they will be giving pay raises to 72,478 associates in Texas for the pay period starting April 4th, according to a press release issued by KGBTX. With the raises, associates will earn at least $1.75 an hour above both the federal and Texas minimum wage.


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    • kayla mitchell on April 15, 2015 at 11:00 am
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    well if they’re getting a raise, they all better act like they like their job! not just the valley but all walmart employees that act like they hate their job.

    • Juan on April 12, 2015 at 4:47 pm
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    That’s good,more money for the workers,and more money into the tax coffers,but what if Walmarf has to increase the cost of each item they sell to you by $1.75 ?
    Did anybody think about that ? Not good.

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