Education | The nation’s largest retailer becomes the biggest private company to offer low-wage workers a higher education benefit
by Leigh Jones
Posted 6/13/18, 01:51 pm
Walmart unveiled a plan last month to help its associates earn a college degree—for the ridiculously low rollback price of $1 a day. Although not the first U.S. employer to offer a college partnership program, it’s the largest. It’s also one of the only companies to offer the benefit to entry-level employees who might not otherwise have a chance to further their education and improve their job prospects.