Most workers at Amazon's United Kingdom warehouses now receive £8 an hour, dependent on their location.
The company's public policy team will also be advocating for an increase in the federal minimum wage, which is now $7.25 per hour.
Amazon has "listened to its critics" and drastically increased pay for 37,000 British workers. The retail giant, run by the world's richest man, was criticized earlier this year after revealing its workers' median pay was $28,446.
The higher minimum wage, which will go into effect on November 1, comes after the company faced criticism over its pay and treatment of employees. Sen.
"We listened to our critics, thought hard about what we wanted to do, and decided we want to lead", Jeff Bezos, Amazon's chief executive, said in a statement.
Effective Nov. 1, the USA wage increase to $15 an hour applies to more than 250,000 current employees along with 100,000 more seasonal workers who will be hired during the holidays, Amazon said Tuesday in a statement. Amazon's hourly operations and customer service employees, some who already make $15 per hour, will also see a wage increase, the Seattle company said.
Amazon, with more than 575,000 employees globally, took it a step further Tuesday, saying that it would become an advocate for better pay everywhere.
Jay Carney, the senior vice president of Amazon's global corporate affairs, added: "We will be working to gain congressional support for an increase in the federal minimum wage". Bernie Sanders over pay and working conditions for the company's warehouse workers.
The company's announcement comes just ahead of the holiday hiring season. By way of comparison, Walmart's minimum wage is $11 an hour and Target is aiming to achieve $15 an hour by 2020.
Workers have been protesting against fast food chains like McDonald's Corp and demanding wage increases since 2012.
The largest USA retail employers have been leading the effort to increase the minimum wage.
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The company announced that the minimum wage will be 10.50 pounds an hour in London and 9.50 pounds in other parts of the UK. The $15 per hour wage will include all types of employee: full-time, part-time, seasonal and temporary.
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