Although companies in the United States have struggled to recruit in recent months, Aldi has decided to do everything possible to avoid this problem. Found Business internal, The German supermarket chain has decided to raise the salaries of its American employees. People working in stores earn $ 15 (approximately 12.80 euros) an hour, while those in warehouses increase to $ 19 (16.22 euros), according to Aldi, which has nearly 2,100 stores and 25 warehouses across the United States.
As a reminder, the minimum wage in the United States is $ 7.25 an hour (approximately 6.19 euros), even as President Joe Biden aims to double it, explains The world. “We know the importance of investing in our people,” said Dave Rinaldo, co-chairman of Aldi US. “Employees come to the Ulti for competitive pay and the opportunity to work for the brand developing country.
20,000 new employees needed
Other companies, which are having difficulty recruiting in their field, have also announced pay rises like Cibot, Walmart or Costco. According to Washington PostEmployees of restaurants and supermarkets earn an average of more than $ 15 an hour, the first time in U.S. history. It remains to be seen whether this announcement will allow Aldi to succeed in recruiting in bulk. The German channel has announced that it wants to hire 20,000 people in the United States. A National Recruitment Week will be organized in September to fill the vacancies in the company’s stores and warehouses.
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