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Amazon hiring 100,000 workers in US, Canada to keep up with surge in online shopping
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Amazon announced Monday plans to hire 100,000 workers across North America as it races to keep up with an onslaught of orders.
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The shopping behemoth plans to hire full- and part-time associates throughout the U.S. and Canada with a starting wage of at least $15 per hour with benefits, as well as a sign-on bonus up to $1,000 in select cities. This comes in addition to the openings for 33,000 corporate and technology jobs announced last week.
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The majority of roles announced Monday will be at the company’s 100 new warehouse and operations sites opening this month, said Dave Clark, senior vice president of worldwide operations at Amazon.
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