Columbus-based Nationwide is showing approximately 900 employees that it is on their side. The insurance company has revealed plans to boost the company’s minimum wage to $15 per hour. The change will take place gradually over the next nine months.
In examining its workforce, the company says that they’ve seen trouble spots in the areas of employee retention and turnover. The move is an attempt to boost morale and stop those issues. Nationwide says that they expect the wage increase to be a plus for both the bottom line of employees and the business. (jj)
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