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Business News Roundup, Oct. 11

San Francisco Chronicle
Business News Roundup, Oct. 11

Amazon giving bigger raises Amazon, facing a backlash from longtime warehouse employees who say its $15 hourly minimum wage wouldn’t benefit them, will provide a bigger raise to those workers. The company said Wednesday that some adjustments are being made this week, and workers who already made $15 an hour will get more than the $1 an hour raise promised last week. Amazon declined to say how many employees it would cover. When Amazon announced last week that it would boost its minimum wage, it also cut monthly bonuses and stock grants. Many employees said that they would earn less because of the change. The company said that it has been adjusting employee compensation “site by site and person