Yahoo Finance reporter Allie Garfinkle details how Amazon will be updating several of its smart devices, including the Kindle, Ring, Echo Smart, and Fire TV.
Wages and safety concerns are behind the push but the company is fighting fiercely to defeat the union drive, workers say
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Wednesday it’s raising its average starting pay for frontline workers from $18 to $19 a hour, a boost that could help it attract more employees in a tight labor market as the holiday season approaches. Amazon said that beginning in October, warehouse and transportation workers would earn between $16 and $26 an hour, depending on their position and location in the U.S. The minimum wage at the Seattle-based e-commerce company, which employed roughly 1.5 million workers