Amazon To Hire 100K After 6 Months Of Capacity Building

Amazon is looking to hire 100,000 new part- and full-time workers in operations roles in the U.S. and Canada ahead of peak season, it announced Monday. The company says it will open 100 new operations facilities in September, including fulfillment centers, delivery stations, sortation centers and others. States with the most open positions include Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin. The 100,000 operations hires will be in addition to the 33,000 tech and corporate jobs the company announced last week and the 100,000 workers the company had hired as of mid-April to handle the booming order volume brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more at Retail Dive.