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

What Does Wal-Mart's Pay Hike Mean For Minimum Wage?

Related Links

Topics + Tags


comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Winter Reading 2018

Thursday, Dec 13 2018Seasons greetings, bookworms! It's our annual winter reading show and we're talking the very best books of the year. Take note (and share your suggestions!)