Target to Spend $300 Millon on Personnel


According to an article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune on March 20th, Target will increase base pay by $2.00 per hour for 300,000 workers restocking shelves and assembling on-line orders.  Special previsions have been made for workers over 65 years old, those who are pregnant or have predisposing health risks.  Wage increases will last until May 2nd for full-time and part-time workers who currently receive a minimum wage of $13 per hour. 

Target will donate $10 million towards relief efforts for COVID-19 and CEO Brian Cornell will personally donate $1 million to a fund assisting victims of COVID-19.