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Amazon to offer 125,000 temporary coronavirus workers permanent roles next month

May 29, 2020

Via: Charged

Amazon says that it will offer permanent positions to around 70 per cent of the hundreds of thousands of workers it hired to meet demand during the pandemic.

The online giant has hired around 175,000 new staff since the start of the coronavirus crisis in March as sales shot up to record levels, which Amazon said were akin to an extended Black Friday.

Next month, when their contracts officially end, Amazon will offer 125,000 of those new employees a permanent job, according to Reuters.

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