As the publication does each year, Fortune magazine named the “100 best companies to work for” in its April/May issue. Many of the usual suspects — Hewlett Packard, Marriott, Bank of America, FedEx, Hyatt Hotels, American Express, Genentech — made the list. More surprising was the exclusion of all but a precious few mass retailers.
MINNEAPOLIS — Target, which in 2017 announced a path to a starting wage of $15 an hour for all employees, now plans to set a new starting wage range and expand access to health care benefits for its team members and their families. The retailer said Monday that it is setting a new starting wage
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. said this month it plans to hire up to 50,000 workers by Labor Day. The company is recruiting people to work in its 17,400 stores, its 27 distribution centers and in store operations, a category that includes roles as regional directors, district managers, store managers and sales associates. The
WASHINGTON – The National Retail Federation welcomed regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor Wednesday that clearly define the difference between workers who must be considered employees and those who can be classified as independent contractors. “These rules provide much-needed legal certainty for employers, employees and independent contractors nationwide,” NRF Senior Vice President for
The hundreds of thousands of employees who make the retail marketplace function, those staffers who are frequently overlooked, routinely unnoticed by their superiors, and all-too-frequently underpaid, undervalued and underappreciated, have emerged as the heroes and heroines of the coronavirus pandemic. They have routinely accomplished the impossible, working exhaustingly long hours with little rest and less
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart has unveiled its own fiscal stimulus package, in the form of cash bonuses for all of its U.S. hourly associates. Walmart said Wednesday that the bonus of $300 for full-time hourly associates and $150 for part-time hourly associates will be paid to hourly associates in stores, clubs, supply chain and offices.