Month: October 2018

After backlash, Amazon will boost pay for longtime Lehigh Valley warehouse workers

Amazon, facing a backlash from longtime warehouse employees who say its $ 15 hourly minimum wage won’t benefit them, will now provide a bigger raise to those workers. The company said Wednesday that “slight adjustments” are being made this week, and workers who already made $ 15 an hour will get… This story original published …

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Feds OK benefits for Palmer helmet plant workers who lost jobs to Mexico

The U.S. Department of Labor isn’t shutting the door on the nearly 200 employees affected by the abrupt closure of a sports equipment reconditioning plant in Palmer Township. Schutt Sports “shifted to a foreign country the supply of a service like or directly competitive with the service supplied… This story original published here: LV Business …

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Amazon pay raises anger some Lehigh Valley warehouse workers

On Tuesday, online behemoth Amazon announced it was increasing its minimum wage to $ 15 an hour, a change that will affect more than 250,000 of its employees along with another 100,000 seasonal workers across the country. The move, effective Nov. 1, was touted by many, including recent company critic… This story original published here: …

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