Amazon gives front-line workers a $500 coronavirus bonus – CNBC

In a memo to employees, Dave Clark, Amazons senior vice president of retail operations, stated the company will pay full-time warehouse, Whole Foods and shipment workers a $500 bonus offer.”The reward applies to complete- and part-time workers who were with Amazon throughout the month of June, as well as groups in the U.S. and Canada.In March, Amazon revealed it would offer storage facility, delivery and Whole Foods workers with a $2 per hour pay raise, while storage facility employees were also given double overtime pay. Since then, workers have expressed aggravation that their threat pay was being cut even as the pandemic has actually persisted and they still face dangers to their safety and health.