Amazon to cut more than 18,000 jobs

Blames poor economy and over-hiring during the pandemic

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Amazon says it will eliminate more than 18,000 jobs
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Amazon says it will eliminate more than 18,000 jobs

Amazon is to eliminate more than 18,000 positions from its workforce, citing the uncertain economic situation and the over-recruitment during the pandemic.

In a memo to staff CEO Andy Jassy said the company's brick-and-mortar stores, including Amazon Fresh and Amazon Go, and its PXT groups, which handle human resources and other functions, would be mo...

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