Montana’s Largest Employer Announces Nearly $4 Million in Wage Increases for Montanans

U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Steve Daines today released the following statement after Walmart announced 3,340 Montanans will benefit from $3.8 million in wage increases and bonuses of up to $1,000 due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by Congress last December.

“It’s simple, tax cuts equal more jobs and bigger paychecks,” said Daines.

Click HERE to see a list of major U.S. companies increasing pay and giving bonuses due to tax reform.

Due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Walmart will:

  • Increase starting hourly wage from $9 to $11
  • Expand maternity and parental leave
  • Offer financial assistance for adoption of up to $5,000 per child
  • Give one-time bonuses of up to $1,000 to certain employees