The Hobby Lobby raises its full-time hourly rate to $ 17
The Hobby Lobby raises its full-time minimum wage to $ 1
The Hobby Lobby raises its minimum full-time hourly wage to $ 17 with effect from October 1, company officials said Monday.
According to a press release, the Oklahoma City-based company was one of the first retailers to establish a nationwide minimum wage over the hour well above the federal minimum wage in 2009. Hobby Lobby has since raised its minimum wage 10 times in the last 11 years.
In 2014, the Hobby Lobby raised its full-time minimum wage to $ 15 per month. Hour.
“We have always worked hard to be a retail leader when it comes to taking care of our employees,” said David Green, founder and CEO of Hobby Lobby, in a press release. “From closing our stores on Sundays and at 20 the rest of the week to provide some of the best pay and benefits in the retail industry, we are grateful that we are able to share our success with our valued employees and provide time for rest, family and worship. These investments allow the Hobby Lobby to attract and retain a large group of employees, which in turn helps to provide the wonderful unique shopping experience that our many loyal customers enjoy.
“Because this year has presented so many challenges for our employees, we are very pleased that we are able to provide salary increases to thousands of our employees before the Christmas season.”