Amazon to fork over $61.7 million in withheld tips in settlement with delivery drivers: report

On the same day the Jeff Bezos announced that he would be stepping down as CEO of Amazon, reports say the company will pay over $61.7 million to Flex drivers who were withheld the full amount of customer tips to settle a Federal Trade Commission investigation.

"The settlement comes nearly two years after the Los Angeles Times first exposed that Amazon was dipping into customer tips to cover the base pay guaranteed to Flex drivers, who deliver Amazon Fresh, Prime Now and other orders," reports the LA Times.

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), The money will make up for tips Amazon withheld over the last 2½ years from Flex drivers.

Read the full report over at the LA Times.