- Amazon is giving away more than $US500 million in “Thank You” bonuses to employees who worked in June.
- Full-time front-line workers at Amazon and Whole Foods, as well as drivers for the company’s delivery service partners, will receive a $US500 bonus. Part-time employees will receive a $US250 bonus.
- Amazon ended its $US2 pay bump – which debuted in March – at the end of May.
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Amazon is giving away more than $US500 million in bonuses for employees who worked the month of June.
On Monday, the company told all employees that all front-line employees who worked at Amazon from June 1 to June 30 will receive a bonus.
Full-time Amazon and Whole Foods employees, as well as Delivery Service Partner drivers, will receive a $US500 bonus, according to a company blog post. Part-time Amazon and Whole Foods employees, as well as Delivery Service Partner drivers, will receive a $US250 bonus.
Amazon also announced that all front-line Amazon and Whole Foods leaders will receive $US1,000 bonuses. Delivery Service Partner owners will receive $US3,000 and each Amazon Flex driver who worked more than 10 hours in June will receive $US150.
“Our front-line operations teams have been on an incredible journey over the last few months, and we want to show our appreciation with a special one-time Thank You bonus totaling over $US500 million,” Dave Clark, Amazon’s senior vice president of worldwide operations, wrote in a blog post.
Amazon did not immediately respond to Business Insider’s request for comment on the bonus.
Some Amazon employees celebrated the bonus on social media on Monday.
Amazon giving us a $500 bonus at the end of the month!!!! CLUTCH !!!!!! pic.twitter.com/RWgXDZxjYJ
— Casse LayGo (@CasseLayGo) June 29, 2020
amazon coming thru with a $500 bonus? good morning to y'all too
— kinzi (@kinzid) June 29, 2020
Walmart workers received a similar bonus last week, with the retailer’s third round of pandemic-related bonuses. On June 25, full-time Walmart employees received a $US300 bonus, and part-time hourly and temporary workers received a $US150 bonus.
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