The New Paper

February 26, 2021

Costco to increase starting wages next week

Costco will increase its starting wage to $16 per hour next week according to remarks from CEO Craig Jelinek at a Senate hearing yesterday. The announcement comes as corporations and lawmakers consider changes to company-level and federal minimum wages, including a recent wage increase for certain Amazon warehouse workers and an ongoing debate in Congress related to a $15 federal minimum wage.
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