Walmart, beverage-makers announce water donations for Flint FLINT, Mich.— Walmart and several global beverage-makers have pledged to deliver about 175 truckloads of bottled water to Flint as the Michigan city deals with a public health emergency caused by lead-tainted water. Walmart says that since July, it has donated 14 truckloads of water and nearly 1,800 water filters. Flint switched from Detroit's municipal water...
Source: The Associated Press
UPDATE 2-Wal-Mart Stores to hike pay for 1.2 mln workers in 2016 The company announced plans for the raise last year as part of a two-step, $2.7 billion investment in wages, benefits and training, although it had not disclosed details of the second phase in which it is bumping its mininmum pay to $10 an hour, following an increase to $9 in April. In a statement the company said all employees hired before Jan. 1 would be paid at least...
| By: Nathan Layne
Wal-Mart to hike pay for 1.2 mln workers in 2016 Jan 20- Wal-Mart Stores Inc said more than 1.2 million Walmart U.S. and Sam's Club employees will receive a pay increase in 2016.. The increases will lift the average hourly full-time wage to $13.38, the company said. The hikes are part of the second phase of the company's two-year $2.7 billion investment plan and will take effect Feb. 20, the company said.