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Posted: 6:08 AM, Apr 04, 2019 Updated: 2019-04-04 13: 11: 54Z
announced Thursday that will raise the minimum wage for its employees from $ 12 and hour to $ 13 an hour beginning in June.
The wage increase follows a 2017 promise to gradually raise the minimum wage for its employees to $ 15. Target says it plans to reach that end by 2020.
Since the 2017 promise, Target has increased employee minimum wage at about $ 1 per hour every year.
According to the Washington Post, Walmart – one of Target's
Target employs 300,000 workers throughout its 1,845 stores.
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