Thousands of Amazon Workers Learn They Just Won $15 an Hour – Commentary

This Is What It Looks and Sounds Like When Thousands of Amazon Workers Learn They Just Won $15 an Hour

by Jake Johnson, staff writer – October 02, 2018 – by Common Dreams – Comments

“Let me thank the many hundreds of Amazon workers who contacted my office and the Fight for $15 movement which has been leading this effort for years,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said in a statement on Tuesday. (Photo: Amazon/Screengrab)

What does it look and sound like when thousands of Amazon workers learn that CEO and world’s richest man Jeff Bezos has finally relented to widespread grassroots pressure and raised the company’s minimum wage to $15 an hour?

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