(CNN) - Gap announced it plans to increase the minimum wage it pays 65,000 U.S. employees.
The company says it plans to start paying workers at least $9 an hour this June.
And in June of 2015, it plans to pay workers a minimum of $10 an hour.
Gap has not said how much the increased wages would cost only that it will be able to afford it.
The current minimum wage is $7.25 an hour.
Gap Incorporated operates Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic and Athleta stores.
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