MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Target says it’s on track to boost its minimum wage to $13 an hour this spring for all of its team members.
The Minneapolis-based retailer announced the pay hike Thursday, saying it’ll be implemented in June.READ MORE: Sheriff: Miltona Man, 48, Killed In ATV Rollover
Over the last few years, Target has been increasing its minimum wage, with the goal of reaching $15 an hour by 2020.READ MORE: 'I Laid On The Floor And Just Bawled': Minnesota TikTok Sensation, 79, Overwhelmed By Support After Scooter Breaks
Company officials say increasing the minimum wage helps Target keep good employees and hire others, especially ahead of the busy holiday season.MORE NEWS: 2 Women Injured, Man Detained After Stabbing In Crystal
Target has more than 29,000 team members in Minnesota alone.