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Amazon’s $3,000 Signing Bonuses Irk Workers Who Got $10 Coupons (1)

Nov. 24, 2020, 2:25 PM

Amazon.com Inc. is doling out hiring bonuses as high as $3,000 to make sure it has enough people to squeak through the busy holiday shopping season. That’s stoking resentment among existing workers who recently got coupons for Thanksgiving turkeys as a thank you for their hard work.

Social-media chatrooms where Amazon workers congregate have lit up. One worker shared a photo of a $15 turkey voucher, prompting others to boast they received coupons for $20 or $25, while others lamented that they got nothing. When a worker in Alabama said his warehouse got $10 vouchers, colleagues joked that it was barely enough to buy...

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