Amazon to give $500m in holiday bonuses to front-line US staff

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Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it would spend more than $500 million on one-time bonuses for its frontline employees in the United States who are working the holiday season amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Full-time operations staff in the United States who are employed by Amazon from Dec. 1 to Dec. 31 will receive a bonus of $300, while those in part-time roles will get $150, the online retailer said in a blog post.

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