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Former employees
surprised by Amazon’s
hiring announcement

WTVR [Richmond], by Alix Bryan & Wayne Covil

Original Article

Posted By:BaseballFan, 7/30/2013 10:49:22 AM

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – Amazon announced plans Monday to hire 7,000 workers for its U.S. operation, with most jobs offering pay and benefits far above typical retail wages, the company said. The online retail giant is expected to hire 5,000 new employees across 13 states and another 2,000 for their call centers. The announcement came as a surprise to some people who used to work for the company. “They would constantly, like say, oh yea, we’re really really busy, we’re really really busy today, we’ll be on mandatory overtime."

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Fulfillment, Obama style./s off/ Yesterday the Obamedia (FKA the AP) played up this 7,000 workers being hired, without bothering to mention all the people that have been laid off.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hadjipoo, 7/30/2013 11:15:30 AM     (No. 9449603)

Temporary Christmas... er, "Holiday" workers!

Happens every year - but this time it makes a great political football.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 7/30/2013 12:28:51 PM     (No. 9449751)

Quick, make them pay local sales taxes!

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