• The Catch with Amazon's $15 an Hour Raises for Whole Foods Employees

    10 days ago - By Eater

    The pay hike means some veteran workers will barely earn more than new hires Starting November 1, Amazon is raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour. While this move has been heralded as a major victory for the Fight for $15 labor movement , not everyone is delighted by the pay hike - namely, veteran Whole Foods employees who will suddenly find themselves barely earning more than new hires.
    An internal email from Whole Foods CEO John Mackey obtained by Gizmodo outlines how the raises will work at Whole Foods, which was acquired by Amazon last year: All workers who currently make less than...
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