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Gap increases its minimum hourly wage

  • Gap (GPS) tells its employees that it will use a rate of $9 per hour as its lowest wage and move to $10 per hour next year.
  • The move will affect 65K of the company's employees and comes amid national debate on the minimum wage laws.
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  • Tschurin
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    I wonder how much Gap pays the people in developing countries who make many of the clothes?
    20 Feb, 08:54 AM Reply Like
  • youngdub774
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    They don't pay them anything, they don't own the factories in those countries.
    20 Feb, 01:05 PM Reply Like
  • Tschurin
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    Yes, GAP probably don't own them directly but that doesn't mean it doesn't exercise significant influence over how much the workers are paid.
    21 Feb, 10:02 AM Reply Like
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