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The nation’s largest employer, Walmart, announced Thursday that it would raise its lowest wage to $9 an hour. Many see this as a response to growing pressure, as states and cities pass “living wage” laws, as well as protests from employees who boycotted Black Friday last year for higher wages and better benefits; others point to a tightening labor market and good PR. We find out what the move means for employees at Walmart stores in our region.
- Lydia DePillis Reporter, Washington Post
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