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Amazon Heads into Holidays with Minimum Wage Hike for US Workers

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Months of lobbying Amazon for a minimum-wage boost have paid off for hundreds of thousands of low-earning employees who will see fatter paychecks starting Nov. 1. The Seattle-based company, which employs 575,000 people worldwide, said the $15 hourly wage increase affects more than 200,000 permanent employees and another 100,000 seasonal workers in the U.S., inclusive…

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