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Lowe's temporarily increases hourly wages

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | April 3, 2020
Lowe's Companies announces additional actions being made across all U.S. stores to further protect and provide for both our associates and customers during this unprecedented time.
Lowe's   Their announcement includes a temporary $2 an hour wage increase
Their announcement includes a temporary $2 an hour wage increase for all full-time, part-time and seasonal hourly associates for the hours they work at Lowe's stores, contact centers and supply chain facilities in the U.S. and Canada for the month of April.

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"We are temporarily increasing wages by $2 an hour for every full-time, part-time and seasonal hourly store, contact center and supply chain associates for hours they work throughout the month of April in the U.S. and Canada.

"We will be closing all stores at 7 p.m. daily to ensure additional time to replenish essential products and thoroughly clean and sanitize our stores daily.

"We are making masks and gloves available to all associates in the workplace who want them. As previously shared, all N95 medical masks were placed on a stop sale and are being donated to hospitals to protect frontline healthcare workers, along with other personal protective equipment for first responders in our communities.

"We developed an app to implement a new customer limit protocol, available now on associates' handheld devices. Each store manager can now monitor foot traffic and limit entrance based on CDC and local guidelines."