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Amazon-to-hire of more than 100,000 employees, as well as online orders increase, and the virus take care

FILE PHOTO: the Amazon boxes are seen piled up for the delivery, in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, on the 29th of January, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

(Ap) – Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN.(O) said on Monday it would be hiring 100,000 in the warehouse and delivery workers in the United States of america to deal with a rise in online orders, as the consumer, to shop, to heavy, out of fear of the spread of the corona virus outbreak.

Amazon says it would invest more than $350 million to increase the pay for employees in the united states and Canada by up to $2 an hour, £ 2 in the uk, and about 2, respectively, in the European Union.

Currently, it pays $15 an hour for workers in the U.S. fulfillment centers.

Reporting by Nivedita Balu in Bengaluru; Editing by M. Ramakrishnan

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