Fresh Toast Article Thinks Real Reason for Amazon Cannabis Support Is That They Can’t Get Employees & Need Incentives To Get Them In The Door

From what we’ve seen of Amazon work eg “Nomadland” we imagine cannabis might be the only thing that keeps you sane.

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After calling our sources at Amazon and talking to various Amazon DSP partners, what is the real reason for Amazon’s new found legalization support?  It is not a benevolent or maleficent as you may think. It is all about getting workers in their warehouses. Amazon, like most of America, is having a very hard time getting people to come back to work and at the $16 to $18 an hour pay level, and many Amazon stations shifting to “megacycle” where the warehouse workers work from 11pm to 7am, they are finding takers for that glorious offer to be sparse.

Recently, Amazon announced $1 billion going back to workers salary and creating jobs. This was not done for any benevolent reasons by Amazon, it was done because they could not get workers at their current pay levels. Minimum wages at Amazon warehouse have risen anywhere from 10% to over 30% in order to try and attract workers. This is not even including the new $1,000 and $1,500 signing bonuses Amazon is offering to warehouse workers now in order to try and fill their vacant job listings.

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