Joann Joseph, an e-commerce assistant manager, searches for an item at Walmart in Turnersville, N.J., July 6, 2017. Citing tax cuts, the nation’s largest private employer said on Jan. 11, 2018, that it would raise its starting wages, give bonuses to some employees and vastly expand maternity and parental leave benefits for its army of more than one million hourly workers.
Joann Joseph, an e-commerce assistant manager, searches for an item at Walmart in Turnersville, N.J., July 6, 2017. Citing tax cuts, the nation’s largest private employer said on Jan. 11, 2018, that it would raise its starting wages, give bonuses to some employees and vastly expand maternity and parental leave benefits for its army of more than one million hourly workers. HARRISON HILL NYT
Joann Joseph, an e-commerce assistant manager, searches for an item at Walmart in Turnersville, N.J., July 6, 2017. Citing tax cuts, the nation’s largest private employer said on Jan. 11, 2018, that it would raise its starting wages, give bonuses to some employees and vastly expand maternity and parental leave benefits for its army of more than one million hourly workers. HARRISON HILL NYT

Walmart’s wage hike would be smart even without tax cuts

January 12, 2018 04:59 PM