Amazon announces more layoffs, expects 18,000 workers to be laid off

(KERO) — Amazon has announced it will cut more jobs than previously expected. The tech giant said it would eliminate 18,000 positions.

CEO Andy Jassey previously announced that the company would cut 10,000 jobs in November. The company has admitted to being too aggressive in hiring warehouse positions during the pandemic as more people have moved to online shopping.Amazon said he was hiring more than 1.5 million people at the end of the third quarter. bottom.

Affected employees will be notified that they will lose their jobs from January 18th.

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