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Amazon’s coronavirus plan: Hire displaced restaurant workers, raise hourly pay

By Jonathan Capriel March 16, 2020 Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has its own economic stimulus plan for the global pandemic that has ground the economy to a near halt: Give laid-off and furloughed hospitality workers jobs delivering Prime packages. The e-commerce company will hire an additional 100,000 workers in the United States and temporarily boost wages for current employees by $2 per hour, Amazon said late Monday. Amazon's minimum wage sits at $15 per hour for fulfillment and delivery workers, and it will increase to $17 per hour through April under the new initiative. Tens of thousands of part- and full-time delivery and fulfillm...