Amazon Generates 7000 New Jobs In UK Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Amazon Generates 7000 New Jobs In UK Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Amazon, the e-commerce giant has announced that it will be able to create 7000 permanent jobs in the UK because of the increasing online demands amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“The company will add a further 7,000 new permanent roles by the end of 2020 across more than 50 sites, including corporate offices and two new fulfillment centers,” Amazon said in a statement.

The pandemic has triggered online shopping because of the lockdown. The permanent number of employees working already in the company in the UK alone is 40,000.

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British retailers on the other hand have fired a number of people following the aggressive lockdown in the country. Tesco has also been creating online opportunities for jobs.