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9/14, 9:06 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Amazon to add 100,000 new jobs in US, Canada

Amazon.com announced on Monday that it will open 100,000 new jobs in the United States and Canada. The new part-time and full-time jobs will be in the fulfillment and logistics network.

The tech giant added that all the new roles offer pay of at least $15 per hour as well as benefits. Some of the new employees will also be eligible for sign-on bonuses of $1,000, Amazon stated. "We are opening 100 buildings this month alone across new fulfillment and sortation centers, delivery stations, and other sites," Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations at Amazon Dave Clark said. He added that Amazon is also paying special attention to safety procedures.

Earlier, Amazon opened 33,000 jobs in corporate and technology.

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