Amazon bumps US minimum wage to $15 amid scarce labor

Amazon bumps US minimum wage to $15 amid scarce laborOnline retail giant Amazon announced Tuesday it would raise its starting wage for US workers to $15 an hour, amid long-standing criticism of low pay, and would advocate for a higher minimum wage nationwide. The pay raise will apply to 250,000 employees starting November 1 and to the more than 100,000 seasonal workers the company expects to hire for the holiday shopping season, it said. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said the company — valued at nearly $1 trillion — was heeding complaints about its pay structure.


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Trump Cancels Labor Day Plans as Canada, China Trade Fights Loom

  1. Trump Cancels Labor Day Plans as Canada, China Trade Fights Loom  Bloomberg
  2. Twitter Users Shred Trump For Attacking Union Leader Richard Trumka On Labor Day  HuffPost
  3. Trump slams AFL-CIO president Trumka on Labor Day  Fox Business
  4. ‘Fox News Sunday’ remembers Senator John McCain  Fox News
  5. Richard Trumka: Working people deserve our fair share  CNN
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Trump hits out at union leader on Labor Day as he claims US is fixing 'worst trade deals ever made'

Trump hits out at union leader on Labor Day as he claims US is fixing 'worst trade deals ever made'Donald Trump has hit out at a top union boss over criticism of his trade policies and that the president has done more to “hurt workers” than help them. Mr Trump’s tweets – coming on Labor Day, the annual US holiday celebrating workers – said Richard Trumka had “represented his union poorly” as he claimed the American worker is doing “better than ever before”.


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Trump criticizes union leader on Labor Day: 'It is easy to see why unions are doing so poorly'

  1. Trump criticizes union leader on Labor Day: ‘It is easy to see why unions are doing so poorly’  Washington Post
  2. President Donald Trump goes after AFL-CIO head Richard Trumka on Labor Day  USA TODAY
  3. Trump blasts union leader on Labor Day  CBS News
  4. Richard Trumka: Working people deserve our fair share  CNN
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