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•  CNBC reports that Walmart-owned Sam's Club said yesterday that "it will raise its minimum wage from $11 to $15 later this month.

"With the move, the membership-based warehouse club will now have a noticeably higher starting wage than its parent company, Walmart, where the minimum hourly pay was recently raised from $11 to $12. The pay increases at Sam’s Club and Walmart are effective Sept. 25."

According to the story, "More than 34% of hourly workers at Sam’s Club will get a raise, as of late September, as a variety of roles get a pay bump, according to the company. For instance, hourly pay for team leads will now start at $19 an hour versus $18 previously, forklift drivers will start at $17 instead of $15, and personal shoppers will make at least $16 instead of $15."