Good or bad? Amazon raises minimum wage to $15

Etsy / Eng Hpsbd5
Oct 2, 2018 17 Comments

Just curious how this will affect Amazon and if it will cause prices to increase much if at all? Have employees at Walmart seen this impact their business at all since raising their minimum wage too? I assume Target is the next to be pressured to raise their minimum wage to $15/hour if they haven’t already done so.

http://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-raises-minimum-wage-to-15-dollars-2018-10

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TOP 17 Comments
  • Intel MPERF
    Some of the low end unskilled labor is going to get paid more. It's all good IMO .
    Oct 2, 2018 0
  • Amazon Ftc0&
    Good
    Oct 2, 2018 0
  • Pinterest PyD63f
    Amazon can absorb it because of AWS, but other retailers will have a harder time. Good move.
    Oct 2, 2018 0
  • Google topCon
    Fuck, there goes the free bananas.
    Oct 2, 2018 1
    • At least there’s still free water?
      Oct 2, 2018
  • Amazon Time2Go
    Good move, now get rid of the assholes in this company to make it even better.
    Oct 2, 2018 0
  • Amazon not found!
    the real question, what was it 🤔 .. may be $14.99
    Oct 2, 2018 0
  • Credit Karma / Other EllisDee25
    Good start. If it’s $20 by 2020, maybe the guillotines won’t be constructed after all.
    Oct 2, 2018 0
  • Apple eurp31
    Why would it be bad? If I’m going to do business with a company, I’m going to want to feed good about giving them my money by knowing they’re creating good jobs that people can live off of.

    Sadly, most of these $15 jobs will me automated away.
    Oct 2, 2018 0
  • Amazon / Other Othar
    In the details, we are also phasing be out RSUs for hourly associates. With the stock price so high, an annual grant was converging on less than 1 share.
    Oct 2, 2018 0
  • Oath / Mgmt Atinlay
    Like there aren’t already 3 posts on this today
    Oct 2, 2018 0

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