Amazon will further raise a planned wage increase for some workers, and will offer bonuses as a replacement for previous compensation plans, after controversy over changes to employee payment, 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…