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Amazon Tracking Outbreaks At Warehouses

(CNN) - Amazon has been tracking coronavirus case data at its warehouses. The e-commerce giant has refused for months to reveal data on the number of cases in its warehouses. Amazon claims the data itself "isn't particularly useful." But…

Amazon To Keep Most Jobs Added During Pandemic

(CNN) - Amazon is offering permanent positions to about 125,000 of its temporary workers. That's about 70% of the employees it hired during the coronavirus pandemic. They workers have been helping the company deal with increased demand from customers…

Amazon is Hiring Now

On the heels of today's news that millions more filed for unemployment last week, Amazon says it will make thousands of new hires permanent. Amazon went on a hiring spree as the coronavirus pandemic took hold and more people shopped…

Could Jeff Bezos Be World's First Trillionaire?

(CNNN) - You know Jeff Bezos is rich and he's only getting richer. In fact, by 2026 the Amazon founder and CEO is set to become the world's first trillionaire. That's according to calculations by a company called Comparisun.…

Amazon Making Its Own Tests For Workers

(CNN) - E-commerce giant Amazon has begun developing its own novel coronavirus test for workers. It's an effort to get the pandemic-battered economy moving again. CEO Jeff Bezos has put together a team of Amazon employees from different units…

Amazon Hiring Additional 75K Workers

(CNN) - Amazon is hiring more workers to keep up with customer demand during the coronavirus pandemic. The online retail giant already added 100,000 employees for its distribution centers in the last month. Now amazon says it wants to…

Amazon To Fire Workers Who Intentionally Violate Distancing

(CNN) - Amazon says its workers who violate its social distancing guidelines could soon be out of their jobs. The company says it will start firing those who intentionally violate the guidelines, after they are given up to two…

Some Amazon Workers Temporarily Get Overtime Pay Raise

(CNN) - Amazon employees struggling to fulfill orders of people in home isolation; will get a temporary pay raise. Warehouse workers who put in overtime will get twice their hourly pay. That's instead of the company's usual time-and-a-half policy.…

Amazon Hires 100K New Distribution Workers

(CNN) - The coronavirus has triggered a surge in online shopping and Amazon is hiring 100,000 new distribution workers to keep up with demand. The e-commerce giant says those positions include both full-time and part-time jobs across the U.S.…

Amazon Says Shipments May Take Longer

(CNN)- Amazon's well-known speedy shipping practices may be a little lagging now. The e-commerce giant says it's seen a surge in online shopping as the coronavirus outbreak spreads. Because of that, customers may experience shipping delays. And Amazon says…