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Giant/Martin’s Sets Starting Wage At $9 Per Hour, And More…

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Last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 05:25 pm

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Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets is setting its starting associate wage at $9 per hour beginning June 15 as part of the company’s commitment to providing competitive wages. Giant/Martin’s also will increase the hourly wage for current associates to a minimum of $9 an hour in June. This change applies to the 197 non-union Giant/Martin’s stores. Approximately 10,000 Giant/Martin’s part-time associates will be impacted by this wage increase. Giant/Martin’s employs 33,000 associates and approximately two-thirds of the associates are currently paid more than $9 per hour…

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