LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Retail giant CVS Pharmacy is increasing its hourly minimum wage to $15 per hour beginning in July of 2022.
CVS Health, the parent company of CVS Pharmacy, made the announced Wednesday. The company noted that 65% of its employees currently make more than $15 per hour.READ MORE: Clippers’ New $1.8B Inglewood Arena, The Intuit Dome, To Break Ground Friday
CVS said its “new wage structure” will include higher hourly rates for workers such as pharmacy technicians and call center representatives.READ MORE: Inland Empire, Coachella Valley To Remember Marines Killed In Afghanistan Withdrawal This Weekend
There has been a nationwide push among labor activists to get minimum wage increased to $15 per hour.
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The minimum wage in the city of Los Angeles is $15.