Amazon hiring 100,000 new employees in U.S, Canada

Amazon hiring 100,000 new employees in U.S, Canada
Employee Picking at FC Image: Inc. Inc. is hiring 100,000 full and part-time employees across the U.S. and Canada in addition to 33,000 corporate and technology jobs announced last week.

The roles offer a starting wage of at least $15 per hour, and in select cities Amazon is offering sign-on bonuses up to $1,000 to new hires, says Amazon in a press release. ”On top of Amazon’s minimum $15 wage, the company offers full-time employees industry-leading benefits, which include health, vision and dental insurance from day one, 401(k) with 50 percent company match, up to 20 weeks paid parental leave and Amazon’s innovative Career Choice program, which pre-pays 95% of tuition for courses in high-demand fields.”

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Amazon says it will open 100 new operations buildings in September alone across fulfillment centers, delivery stations, sortation centers and other sites.

“We are opening 100 buildings this month alone across new fulfillment and sortation centers, delivery stations, and other sites,” said Dave Clark, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations at Amazon. “We are proud to be hiring 100,000 new associates with pay of $15 per hour or more across those buildings and in our network. Our expansion also comes with an unwavering commitment to safety. Collectively, our new team members have already completed more than 1,200,000 hours of safety training, with over 500,000 more hours expected, to ensure that in addition to fast and efficient delivery for our customers, we’re providing a safe and modern environment for our employees and partners.”

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Interested candidates can visit to learn more and apply.