Amazon announced plans to offer full-time jobs to 70% of the 175,000 temporary workers they hired to meet the demand brought on by COVID-19. Initially, those employees were hired as “seasonal positions” but now the company will transfer 125,000 people to full-time. The full-time employees will make $15 an hour and have access to some training programs designed to help them grow within the company. The full-time jobs kick in at the same time the additional $2 an hour hazard pay goes away for Amazon employees.
— TechCrunch (@TechCrunch) May 28, 2020
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