Amazon pushes for federal $15 minimum wage DaFireMedic Junior Member Joined: Aug 24, 2017 Messages: 7,636 Likes Received: 11,021 Feb 26, 2021 #1 Gee, I wonder why. I find it ironic that Amazon, which has been criticized for paying low wages in the recent past, now pushes for a federal $15 minimum wage. Dem politicians have done all they can to bury small businesses under draconian (and unnecessary) Covid restrictions, closing a great many and leaving many more barely hanging on. It sure looks like Amazon wants the Dems to finish off their competition for them. I’m just curious as to whether or not Amazon would exist today had there been the equivalent of a $15 minimum wage early in their existence when they were just trying to stay afloat. TheRealAirbns, FIGHTONSC and gubo&palanka like this.