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Costco Increases Pay for Lowest Paid Employees

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'Costco Wholesale' executives have announced plans to increase wages.  The biggest raises will go to its lowest paid employees.

Beginning next thursday, they'll get a dollar an hour raise to $10.50 an hour.  And the pay scale will increase more than four percent, topping out at 20-dollars an hour.

Costco says they believe paying more than the competition gives them a better workforce to choose from.

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