Amazon is raising some workers’ pay further and adding bonuses after controversy

Amazon will further raise a planned wage increase for some workers, and will introduce new bonuses, after controversy over its changes to compensation, according to Bloomberg.

The company announced last week that it would begin paying all of its employees at least $15 per hour, but the plan soon led to backlash from some workers, who said that cutting certain incentives, like monthly bonuses and stock options, would lead them to earn less overall. Now, as first reported by Bloomberg, Amazon is making some changes to the initial plan.

Amazon is changing the initial plan

First, a planned increase of $1 for workers already making $15 per hour will increase to an additional $1.25 per hour for some workers, according to Bloomberg. New…

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