Wal-Mart to Cut 1,000 Office Jobs After Raising Store Worker Wages

Just one day after announcing that it would raise starting wages for its hourly workers, a report said Wal-Mart is planning to eliminate more than 1,000 jobs, mostly at its headquarters.

The cuts, which are expected to be completed this month, were reported by the Wall Street Journal. A Wal-Mart spokesperson would not confirm the planned cuts, but did say the company had been "looking at our structure for some time as we explore ways to operate more effectively."

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