Parkland Hospital raises minimum wage for frontline workers

Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas has decided to think outside of the box for its employees, giving a pool of cash earmarked for executive bonuses to its front-line workers instead. As a result, the minimum wage for employees will increase from $8.78 an hour to $10.25, $3 an hour more than the federal minimum wage. It will cost the hospital about $350,000 to raise the pay for the 230 affected employees. The pool for executive bonuses ranges from $3 million to $5 million. Read the full article at FierceHealthcare