Amazon Will Pay $500 Million In One-Time Bonuses To Front-Line Employees

Amazon says it employs around 13,000 full-time workers at its 13 German logistics centres with thousands more seasonal workers

Amazon Granting Front-Line Workers $500 Million in Bonuses According to CNET, the $500 million will go to those most at risk of being infected with COVID-19. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

Amazon is expected to pay out a total of $500 million in bonuses.

All front-line employees and partners who worked at the business during June 2020 will be eligible. Part-time Amazon and Whole Foods employees, as well as Delivery Service Partner drivers, will receive a $US250 bonus. Most full-time employees, including Whole Foods Market employees and Delivery Service Partner drivers, will receive a bonus of $500.


Amazon also revealed that all front-line Amazon and Whole Foods leaders will get $1,000 benefits. Amazon has been under scrutiny for not maintaining the necessary safety conditions within the warehouses for its employees during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Employees and partners who have been with the e-commerce company through June will receive bonuses ranging from $150 to $3,000, the company said (https://blog.aboutamazon.com/operations/a-thank-you-bonus-for-amazon-front-line-employees-and-partners?utm_source=social&utm_medium=tw&utm_term=amznnews&utm_content=thankyoubonus&linkId=92219661) in a blog post. At the time, some workers said that Amazon was ending the pay raise prematurely.

Some Amazon employees celebrated the bonus on social media on Monday.

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