Walmart helping to speed up employee raises

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Two years ago the company invested $2.7 billion to raise the starting wage to $9 an hour.

Walmart has announced it will shorten employee training programs for new workers that are required before they can receive a pay raise. The improvements are an attempt to lower employee turnover and improve customer service. Employees can now get a wage of $10 an hour after three months instead of six months. Two years ago, the company invested $2.7 billion to raise the starting wage to $9 an hour. Still, many advocates are pushing Walmart to raise its starting wage to $15 an hour. (Fortune)

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