Target is raising the minimum hourly wage for its employees for the third time in less than two years.
The discounter said Thursday it plans to raise the hourly starting wage to $ 13 from $ 12 in June.
The Minneapolis Based retailer announced in 2017 a plan to raise its initial hourly wages for workers by $ 15 by the end of 2020 and raised its initial hourly wage to $ 11. In March 2018, it boosted hourly wages to $ 12 after seeing a bigger and better pool of candidates.
With the unemployment near the bottom, retailers are under pressure to find qualified workers. In October, Amazon announced a minimum hourly wage of $ 15 for its U.S. employees.
Walmart raised its starting pay to $ 1