New York – company WalmartThe world’s largest supermarket chain announced today, Wednesday, that it plans to hire 50,000 people before the end of the quarter, one of the largest job announcements in recent times in the United States.
In a statement issued this morning, Walmatt announced that 50,000 “assistant” (as it calls its employees) will be assigned to its stores, clubs, campuses and logistics units, in addition to another 5,000 it announced yesterday that it will go to its offices. technology unit.
Walmart also announced that it will open two new factories in Atlanta and Toronto (Canada) throughout the current year.
In 2021, the company employed 5,500 pharmacy managers and 13,000 pharmacy technicians, which it presented as the largest recruitment drive of the fiscal year, noting that its fleet of trucks, one of the largest in the United States, provided jobs for 4,500 drivers another year. .
Walmart shares were trading on Wall Street this morning at $145.56, down slightly by 0.1% from yesterday’s close, while up 9.05% in a month (+10.08% in a year).
It has not been determined if there will be a call in Puerto Rico, where Walmart stores are located.