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Amazon raises minimum wage to $15 for all U.S. employees

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Amazon announced it is increasing its minimum wage to $15 for all full-time, part-time, temporary including those hired by agencies, and seasonal employees across the U.S.—effective November 1.

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The new Amazon $15 minimum wage will benefit more than 250,000 Amazon employees, as well as over 100,000 seasonal employees who will be hired at Amazon sites across the country this holiday.

Amazon’s public policy team will also begin advocating for an increase in the federal minimum wage.

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