After previously announcing it would raise the minimum wage paid its employees to at least $10 an hour, Wal-Mart is now embarking on a program to raise managers’ hourly rates depending on their department, starting with their Aug. 13 paychecks.
Managers in more service-oriented departments such as auto care and electronics will receive at least $13 an hour; managers in less service-oriented areas such as clothing and luggage will get at least $10.90 an hour; and those in deli and wireless services will get at least $9.90 an hour.
New hires will start at $9 an hour, but can move to $10 after completing a six-month training program. By February 2016, the minimum wage will rise to $10 an hour.
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