Walmart Increases Starting Salary to $11/hour, Attributes Move to Tax Reform

The company is also giving some employees bonuses and improving maternity and parental leave.

  • Published 11 January 2018

Walmart, the world's largest private employer, is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers to $11 an hour, handing out one-time cash bonuses to those who don't benefit from the pay hike and expanding its maternity and parental leave benefits. The company said the moves that will affect more than a million hourly workers in the U.S. are tied to recently enacted tax legislation that will save it money. They do also reflect the tight… Read at AP News