: Amazon delivery drivers ratify union contract, but Amazon says its contract with delivery partner expires in June


Dozens of drivers who deliver packages for Amazon.com Inc. AMZN ratified a contract Friday that promises pay raises and safety protections, the Teamsters said. Among other things, the contract will bring wages for 84 Palmdale, Calif.-based drivers and dispatchers to $30 an hour by September, the union said. But those new benefits and increases won’t last for long. MarketWatch reported earlier this week that the drivers had reached a tentative agreement with their direct employer, Battle Tested Strategies, an Amazon delivery service partner. But Amazon told MarketWatch earlier this week that the company had terminated…

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