Facebook raises minimum pay for contract workers to $20 per hour in US

Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising its minimum wage for all US contract workers, reacting to rising costs of living as it faces intense scrutiny over the treatment of ordinary employees and their pay. The company raised its minimum wage to $20 per hour in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York and Washington D.C.

and to $18 per hour in Seattle. It said it was clear that $15 an hour would not now meet the needs of the workers it employs through third-party contractors as cooks, cleaners, security guards or drivers. The world's.

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