“This comes as retailers sweeten wages and benefits in an effort to stay competitive in what has become a tight labor market.”
“Initial pay hikes will take place in October. Its current starting wage is $10 per hour, but the company said around half of its 190,000 hourly workers earn at least $15 an hour.”
It is encouraging to see moves like this by major employers. I even wrote Walgreens’ corporate office to thank them. I am only one person but Walgreens should know that their customers support pay increases for workers.