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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- IKEA store at 600 North San Fernando Boulevard in Downtown Burbank June 27, 2014

IKEA Burbank hourly workers to get a raise as part of new company policy

Many of the more than 300 employees at the IKEA in Burbank will be getting a raise as part of a new company policy.Yesterday, the Swedish furniture giant announced it will adopt a new minimum hourly wage structure for its U.S. hourly retail workers. Beginning in January of next year, the minimum average hourly wage will jump 17 percent to an average of $10.76 an hour. That is $3.51 above the current federal minimum wage. The increase will impact approximately 50% of the 11,000 or so employees in the company’s U.S. division. The amount of... Read More →

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