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Amazon seeks to hire 100,000 to keep up with surge in orders

Posted: 1:40 PM, Mar 16, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-16 16:40:04-04
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NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Monday that it needs to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. to keep up with a crush of orders as the coronavirus spreads and keeps more people at home, shopping online.

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The online retailer will also temporarily raise pay by $2 an hour through the end of April for hourly employees, who work at its warehouses, delivery centers and Whole Foods grocery stores.

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