The retail giant Target is making even bigger strides with this move, as they plan to raise their minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2020.
Currently, the Target minimum wage sits at $11, still way higher than the state average which floats around $7.
“We see this not only as an investment in our team but an investment in an elevated experience for our guests and the communities we serve,” Brian Cornell, Target’s chief executive said.
Recently, the industry has had a need for not only quality employees, but also ones that will stick around. The company hopes that incentives like this will bring just that.
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