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Hobby Lobby increases minimum wage to $13 per hour

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

Hobby Lobby is giving employees a raise for the fourth year in a row.

The arts and crafts chain says it's increasing its minimum wage for full-time workers to $13 an hour. Part-time employees will get a raise to $9 an hour. Currently, full-time employees make $12 per hour. The national minimum wage stands at $7.25 per hour.
 
Hobby Lobby employs more than 15,000 workers in 41 states. 
 
CEO and founder David Green says Hobby Lobby workers are key to the company's success and that they
deserve to be rewarded for their work.
 

 

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