Workers' rights & well-being

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Walmart raises minimum wage by 17%

Starting in early March, store employees will make between $14 and $19 an hour. About 340,000 store employees will get a raise because of the move.

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U.K. workers begin world’s largest four-day week trial

Similar pilot programs have been implemented in Ireland, the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, based on the 100-80-100 model: 100% of pay for 80% of the time, in exchange for a commitment to maintain 100% productivity.