After earlier announcing it was trimming its workforce by 1,700 positions, Target has jumped on the minimum wage bandwagon by matching WalMart’s hourly wage minimum of $9 this year and $10 in 2016. The first increase is set for April.
The retailer already pays its employees more than the minimum wage, so it was not immediately clear how many employees would be affected. Target operates about 1,800 stores nationwide.
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