(FOX BUSINESS) – Hobby Lobby is joining other retailers in raising its minimum wage.
The Oklahoma City-based arts and crafts chain will offer full-time starting pay of $18.50 per hour to its employees beginning Jan. 1, 2022. In 2014, the company set its minimum wage at $15 per hour. In October 2020, Hobby Lobby raised its minimum wage to $17 per hour.
In addition to the $18.50 minimum wage, Hobby Lobby will continue to offer medical, prescription and dental insurance, a 401(k), a flexible spending plan, long-term disability benefits, life insurance, vacation pay, personal paid time off benefits with annual buyback, holiday pay, chaplain services, and an employee discount.
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