Walmart To Hire 40K Associates For Holiday Season

Walmart Inc. (WMT) Wednesday said it will hire 40,000 additional associates to deliver for the next holiday season.

The company said the associates will be in a variety of seasonal and full-time roles across the business facilitating in-store, pickup, and delivery services. Walmart will appoint full-time, permanent truck drivers, to keep it moving year-round.

Customer Care associates will be assigned to customer call centers.

Further, the company said its U.S. average wage for associates will be more than $17 an hour, based on role and market.

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