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Target Raises Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 31: Soleil Moon Frye goes back-to-school shopping at Target on July 31, 2014 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Target)

Target is in the news for two reasons today: first they are raising their minimum wage to $15 an hour effective July 5th.

The increase goes to full and part-time hourly Target team members in stores, warehouses, and at the company headquarters.

The second headline for Target is in regards to the announcement that Juneteenth will be observed as a company-wide holiday.

Target distribution centers and stores will remain open and hourly workers will get time and a half if they have to work on Juneteenth.

 

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