Jeff Bezos blinked; Amazon raises minimum wage in U.S., U.K.

AMAZON.COM INC. has raised its United States minimum wage to $15 an hour. / / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DAVID PAUL MORRIS
AMAZON.COM INC. has raised its United States minimum wage to $15 an hour. / / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DAVID PAUL MORRIS
NEW YORK - Jeff Bezos blinked. Bowing to political pressure, he announced plans Tuesday to raise the minimum wage for all Amazon.com Inc. employees in the United States and United Kingdom. Effective Nov. 1, the company will offer $15 an hour to more than 250,000 current employees along with 100,000 more seasonal workers who will…

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