Amazon to hire an extra 100,000 US workers to cope with ‘unprecedented’ demand during coronavirus lockdown
Amazon is hiring an army of 100,000 workers in the US to cope with ‘unprecedented’ demand during the coronavirus crisis.
It is seeing a ‘significant’ jump in orders and will hire the new delivery and warehouse workers to cope.
At the same time, it has handed temporary pay rises to workers around the world.
Amazon is seeing a ‘significant’ jump in orders and will hire the new delivery and warehouse workers in to cope
British staff are being encouraged to do overtime and will get £2 more per hour through April.
It has 30,000 workers in the UK and is thought to be experiencing heightened demand.
It said: ‘We want to recognise employees who are playing an essential role for people when many of the services that might normally be there to support them are closed.’
- Morrisons is creating 3,500 new jobs for its delivery services.