The hiring spree at Amazon continues. The e-commerce giant on Monday said it would hire 100,000 full and part-time workers across the United States and Canada for jobs including sorting customer orders and making deliveries.
The announcement by Amazon comes five days after the company said it would bring on 33,000 employees for technology and corporate positions,. The latest openings pay at least $15 an hour, with Amazon paying signing bonuses of up to $1,000 in some cities, according to the company.
Those cities include Detroit, Kentucky, Louisville, New York and Philadelphia, Alicia Boler Davis, who oversees Amazon’s warehouses, told the Associated Press.
The jobs, which also include stowing, picking and packing, come as Amazon expands its operations across the U.S.
“We are opening 100 buildings this month alone across new fulfillment and sortation centers, delivery stations, and other sites,” Dave Clark, Amazon’s