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Short of workers, Target increases starting pay

Pay rising at most big retailers; Walmart lags

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO Associated Press
Posted 3/2/22

Workers at Target stores and distribution centers in places like New York, where competition for finding and hiring staff is the fiercest, could see starting wages as high as $24 an hour this year.

The Minneapolis-based discount retailer said Monday that it will adopt minimum wages that range from $15 to $24 an hour, with the highest pay going to hires in the most competitive markets. It currently pays a universal starting wage of $15 an hour.

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