Amazon Plans to Hire 250,000 Workers for Holiday Season. Target Says It Will Add Nearly 100,000

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2023-09-19 17:10:49  • 2 mins

NEW YORK (AP) Amazon said on Tuesday that it will hire 250,000 full- and part-time workers for the holiday season, a 67% jump compared to last year.

The company wrote in a blog post that it will also invest $1.3 billion this year toward pay hikes for warehouse and transportation employees, raising the average pay for those roles from $19 to over $20.50 per hour.

The holiday season is always a special time at Amazon and were excited to hire 250,000 additional people this year to help serve customers across the country, John Felton, Amazons senior vice president of Worldwide Operations, said in the blog post.

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