Amazon raises overtime pay for warehouse staff, Bezos 'ocused on COVID-19'

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Amazon.com Inc said on Saturday it is raising overtime pay for associates working in its U.S.

warehouses as the world's largest online retailer tries to meet the rapidly growing demand for online shopping from consumers stuck at home during the coronavirus outbreak. Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, the world's richest person, also said on Saturday, "My own time and thinking is now wholly focused on COVID-19 and on how Amazon can best play its role," according to a message posted on a company website. Hourly.

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