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Amazon Hiring 100,000 New Employees in U.S. and Canada

  • Starting wages of at least $15/hour for full- and part-timers
  • Sign-on bonuses of as much as $1,000 offered in some cities
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Watch: E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. is hiring 100,000 new employees across the U.S. and Canada. (Source: Bloomberg)
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Amazon.com Inc. is hiring 100,000 full and part-time employees across the U.S. and Canada, offering starting wages of at least $15 an hour, the latest announcement in the Seattle-based e-commerce giant’s hiring spree.

The new jobs include benefits and sign-on bonuses of as much as $1,000 in select cities and access to training programs, the company said in a statement on Monday. This is in addition to the 33,000 corporate and technology employees the Seattle-based e-commerce giant announced last week, it said.