ROCKVILLE, Md., May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Family owned and operated Maryland-based, MOM's Organic Market is raising its minimum wage to $12 per hour. MOM's Founder/CEO, Scott Nash, has long contended higher wages lead to increased morale and productivity, easier recruiting, and higher retention.
"This is not an act of charity, but rather an investment," says Founder/CEO, Scott Nash. "Without a doubt, our most valuable asset here at MOM's is our people."
In April, Nash testified on Capitol Hill at a forum held by the Education and Workforce Committee, joining other business leaders in voicing their support for a fair wage.
Since its founding as an organic home delivery business in 1987, MOM's has grown to 15 stores. In that time, Nash has learned first hand that happy and appreciated employees are great employees.
"Customers prefer shopping at places with tenured, knowledgeable, friendly employees," he said. "These same employees propel the company forward by offering great customer service, being a strong part of our culture, and championing MOM's Purpose to protect and restore the environment. Understanding their value is what has contributed to our ongoing success."
Founded in 1987, MOM's has grown to become the Mid-Atlantic region's premier chain of family owned and operated organic grocery stores. MOM's Purpose is to protect and restore the environment.
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SOURCE MOM’s Organic Market