Walmart Will Let Its 1.4 Million Workers Take Their Pay Before Payday

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For decades, Walmart has taken heat for how it treats its work force, including paying low wages and creating unpredictable schedules. Now, the giant retailer is trying to ease some of its workers’ financial strain, allowing them to receive wages before their next payday. Instead of waiting two weeks between paychecks, Walmart workers can now use an app to access a portion of wages for hours they have already worked.

Huge partnership for Even. Also I thought the quote that "Walmart executives said they learned about Even after reading a New York Times article about the firm a few years ago" to be interesting. I find that PR is still a valuable toolkit for fintech companies, partiuclarly for tier 1 media institutions (NYTimes, WSJ, etc) - go where your users go. 

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