In a deal with the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Walmart has agreed to pay a $190,000 fine because of safety violations at a store in New York. The retailer also will correct similar hazards at Walmart and Sam's Club stores nationwide.
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Largo, Florida -- Walmart has announced the company is hiring approximately 300 associates for its newest store in Largo slated to open this winter.
A temporary hiring center has opened in suites 209 and 211 in the Newport Square Office at 4625 E. Bay Drive in Clearwater for applicants to apply in person. Applications will be accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Interested applicants may also apply online at http://careers.walmart.com.
Store manager Ron Freitas said in a release the store will be hiring both full- and part-time associates.
Through Walmart's Veterans Welcome Home Commitment, the company will offer a job to any qualified veteran who has been honorably discharged within the past 12 months.* Interested veterans may find out more at http://walmartcareerswithamission.com.
The majority of new associates will begin work in December to help prepare the store for its grand opening.
*Veterans must be within 12 months of active duty and meet Walmart's standard hiring criteria.