AMAZON Will hire 100,000 Due to Coronavirus – Starting $17 at Hour too!

Amazon says it plans to hire thousands of new warehouse employees following a “significant” increase in workload and demand for online delivery services amid the coronavirus outbreak.

In a memo obtained by The Wall Street Journal, the company said it planned to hire around 100,000 new employees and called the current surge in orders brought on by the global outbreak “unprecedented.”

Amazon’s current starting wages are $15 an hour at its warehouse and fulfillment centers according to the Journal. The company plans to raise pay for those workers in the U.S. by $2 an hour.

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