Amazon.com Inc stated on Monday it might spend $500 million on one-time bonuses to its front-line workers and companions working via the coronavirus disaster.
Employees and companions who’ve been with the e-commerce firm via June will obtain bonuses starting from $150 to $3,000, the corporate stated in a weblog put up.
The world’s largest on-line retailer, which delivers about 10 billion gadgets a yr, has been dealing with intense scrutiny from US lawmakers and unions over whether or not it’s doing sufficient to guard workers from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Earlier within the day, employees at six Amazon websites in Germany determined to go on strike in protest over security after some workers at logistics centres examined constructive for coronavirus, labour union Verdi stated on Sunday.
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