Amazon to hire 6,000 workers in Canada for full-time, part-time and seasonal jobs
Amazon.com Inc. says it is ramping up to hire more than 6,000 people across Canada.
The Seattle-based e-commerce giant says the new hires will cover full-time, seasonal and part-time roles.
They will work across Amazon’s operations network in jobs that involve picking, packing, sorting and shipping customer orders.
The hiring comes as Amazon is investing more than $70 million in pay increases for fulfillment and transportation employees, who will see their average hourly wage rise to $21 from $17 in 2018.
Under the new compensation plan, hourly full- and part-time employees will receive pay increases every six months until their 24-month anniversary, and another increase at their 36th month.
Amazon runs more than 60 logistics sites in Canada and has two new locations on the way this year.
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