Investor Alert

Sept. 1, 2021, 9:30 a.m. EDT

Walmart to hire 20,000 supply chain associates during hiring events

Walmart Inc. (NYS:WMT) will host hiring events on September 8 and September 9 during which the retail giant plans to add 20,000 supply chain associates. New hires will work across 250 Walmart and Sam's Club distribution centers, fulfillment centers and transportation offices. Average pay will be $20.37 per hour. The company also highlights its medical care benefit cost, which starts at $30.50 per pay period, the $150 bonus for getting the COVID-19 vaccination, education benefits and other perks. Walmart joins Dollar General Corp. (NYS:DG) and Amazon.com Inc. (NAS:AMZN) , which also announced upcoming hiring events. Walmart stock is up 2.7% for the year to date while the benchmark Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) has gained 15.5.% for the period.

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