The Pressure is On

Now that Walmart has decided raise hourly wages above minimum wage, other retail outlets are already feeling the pressure to do the same.  On Wednesday, the parent company of TJ Maxx announced that it will also increase wages to $9 per hour for its employees.

http://uk.reuters.com/video/2015/02/20/wal-marts-move-pressures-target?videoId=363257799&videoChannel=78

However, Target just announced that they will NOT follow Walmart in increasing hourly wages across the board.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02/25/target-wages_n_6752886.html

Let’s keep up the pressure!  Pray for the low wage workers who are crying out for living wages.  Keep the Fast in solidarity with them.

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