Retailer to Convert Most US Part-Time Store Workers to Full-Time

Walmart plans to have the majority of its US hourly employee workforce full time by the end of its current fiscal year.

The nation’s largest private employer expects that two-thirds of its US hourly store roles will be full-time with the same schedules from week to week by January 31, 2022. With the change, Walmart will end up with approximately 100,000 more full-time positions than it did five years ago. This means that of Walmart’s 1.2 million hourly US store employee, approximately 740,000 will be full-time.

In making the change, Walmart said it is following the full-time staffing strategy that has been successful in its distribution centers and fulfillment centers, where more than 80% of the employees are full-time…  CSA

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