BENTONVILLE, Ark., Jan. 20, 2016 – More than 1.2 million Walmart U.S. and Sam’s Club associates willreceive a pay increase under the second phase of the company’s two-year, $2.7billion investment in workers. The pay raise, which takes effect Feb. 20, willbe one of the largest single-day, private-sector pay increases ever. As anindustry leader for competitive pay and benefits, Walmart is also implementing newshort-term disability and simplified paid time off (PTO) programs. The combinedchanges will expand support for associates dealing with extended health issues andprovide associates greater control over their paid time away from work.


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