The internet retailer, Amazon, is doing something big. They are raising their minimum wage to $15 an hour as they announced today. “We listened to our critics, thought hard about what we wanted to do and decided we want to lead,” said CEO Jeff Bezos after people were criticizing how much Amazon paid employees. The change is going to affect at least 250,000 employees in the United States & the U.K. The pay raise goes into effect on November 1st.