Amazon offering permanent jobs to some temporary employees

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(WEHT)- Amazon has announced it is offering permanent jobs to 125,000 employees, about 70 percent of the employees hired by the company since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The workers have been helping the company deal with increased demands as customers remain at home. Amazon says the permanent positions will be $15 an hour and start in June.

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(This story was originally published on May 31, 2020)

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