Coronavirus demands lead Amazon, Walmart to increase hiring
Walmart and Amazon are hiring more temporary workers and offering more pay in response to the coronavirus. FOX Business’ Susan Li with more.
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Amazon is seeking to hire 75,000 additional employees to meet the surge in orders for essential products as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In March, the Seattle-based company committed over $350 million globally to increase pay for its teams during the coronavirus pandemic and promised to hire additional employees at sites across the U.S. as the coronavirus keeps more people at home and shopping online.
As of Monday, the second-largest U.S.-based employer announced it already hired more than 100,000 new associates in the past four weeks alone.