Some Amazon Workers Temporarily Get Overtime Pay Raise
TEMPORARY RAISE FOR SOME AMAZON WORKERS AS THEY WORK TO FILL ONLINE ORDERS FROM PEOPLE PRACTICING SOCIAL DISTANCING
(CNN) – Amazon employees struggling to fulfill orders of people in home isolation; will get a temporary pay raise.
Warehouse workers who put in overtime will get twice their hourly pay.
That’s instead of the company’s usual time-and-a-half policy.
The change is scheduled to run until May 9th at least.
Amazon is also raising wages by $2.00 an hour; at least into April.
Four senators wrote a letter to Amazon asking how the company is keeping workers safe.
That’s as they forgo their own social distancing to help customers remain at home.