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Walmart to raise wages, provide one-time bonus, expand family leave.

Recently, Walmart announced plans to increase the starting wage rate for all hourly associates in the U.S. to $11, expand maternity and parental leave benefits and provide a one-time cash bonus for eligible associates of up to $1,000. The company is also creating a new benefit to assist associates with adoption expenses. The combined wage and benefit changes will benefit the company's more than 1M U.S. hourly associates, including more than 67,500 Walmart associates in Florida, 34,700 Walmart associates in Pennsylvania, 102,840 Walmart associates in Texas, 87,100 Walmart associates in California, and 25,382 Walmart and Sam's Club associates in Tennessee. .

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Date:Jan 23, 2018
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