Amazon. AMZN -0.93% com Inc. mentioned it will spend greater than $500 million on one-time bonuses for workers and a few contractors, following months of robust demand from customers caught at house throughout coronavirus-related lockdowns and strain on staff dealing with the soar in orders.
Amazon can pay one-time bonuses for all front-line staff and companions with the corporate all through June, mentioned Dave Clark, senior vp of world-wide operations, in a Monday weblog submit. The payout comes after the corporate determined final month to finish a short-term pay bump supplied to staff together with these in warehouses fulfilling buyer orders.
Full-time staff at Amazon, its Complete Meals Market enterprise and drivers working via its contracted supply program will obtain $500, whereas these in part-time positions will obtain $250, Mr. Clark mentioned.
Leaders at Amazon and Complete Meals will obtain a $1,000 bonus, whereas homeowners working contracted delivery-service operations will get $3,000, he added. Amazon may also pay $150 to some drivers working via one other one of many firm’s initiatives.