Amazon.com Inc mentioned on Monday it could spend $500 million on one-time bonuses to its front-line staff and companions working by means of the coronavirus disaster. Employees and companions who’ve been with the e-commerce firm by means of June will obtain bonuses starting from $150 to $3,000, the corporate mentioned in a weblog publish.
The world’s largest on-line retailer, which delivers about 10 billion gadgets a 12 months, has been going through 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 optimistic for coronavirus, labour union Verdi mentioned on Sunday.
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