Target said Wednesday it is raising its minimum wage to
$15 per hour and will give all hourly employees a one-time bonus of $200.
per hour raise will apply to employees at stores and distribution centers,
beginning July 5. Target had temporarily raised its wages by $2 an hour in
March as coronavirus cases rose.
The bonuses, which recognize part-time and
full-time employees’ work during the pandemic, will be paid out at the end of
July, according to the company, which has more than 350,000 employees and
nearly 1,900 stores across the U.S.
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