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Amazon to pay $61.7M to settle FTC charges it withheld tips from Flex drivers – Source CNET Tech


Drivers for Amazon Prime Now and Fresh may have had some tips withheld by the e-commerce giant. 

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Amazon will pay more than $61.7 million to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it didn’t pay its Amazon Flex drivers the full amount of tips owed to them, the agency said on Tuesday. The FTC says that money represents the “full amount that Amazon allegedly withheld from drivers” over a two-and-a-half-year period. The government agency says that Amazon “stopped its behavior only after becoming aware of the FTC’s investigation in 2019.” 

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