Amazon announced that it would be raising its minimum wage for all employees to $15 an hour effective November 1.
Analysts say that Amazon has both political and economic incentives to raise wages. It is responding to pressure from politicians and activists who have attacked Amazon and CEO Jeff Bezos over the company's low wages while making itself more attractive to workers in a tight labor market.
Several major retailers including Target, JCPenney, and Kohl's are also ramping up efforts to...
Amazon announced on Tuesday that it plans to raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour for all of its US workers.
The federal minimum wage in the US is $7.25 an hour.
Minimum wage work has been on the decline in the US for several years, and the number of workers making the minimum wage or less varies widely across the states.
Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we looked at how many hourly workers in each state earn the minimum wage or less.
Amazon announced on Tuesday that it plans...
Amazon has fostered the reputation of having high employee burnout.
But the company recently answered some of its critics by announcing on Tuesday that it will raise its US minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Employees on Glassdoor praised the learning opportunities the company afforded, but also reflected upon what they described as a cutthroat environment.
Amazon has a reputation for having an intense company culture.
In the past several years, various articles have surfaced in the media describing...