As the holiday season approaches, Amazon would pay an additional $300 to full-time employees as part of a special recognition bonus. This is for employees who package and deliver the items.
Part-time employees, working for the e-commerce behemoth from Dec. 1 to Dec. 30, will get paid $150 as an appreciation bonus.
The special recognition bonus is a total more than $500 million for Amazon's front-line employees.
According to Amazon, it spent $2.5 billion on special bonuses in 2020 globally.
The company expects net sales to be between $120 billion and $121 billion for the holiday quarter, vs. analysts’ forecast of $112.32 billion for the quarter.