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February 13, 2018

Amazon to lay off ‘small' number here

NEW YORK (AP) — After a ramp-up of hiring last year, Amazon says it will cut a “small” number of positions at its Seattle headquarters.

The company did not give an exact number, but The Seattle Times, citing a person familiar with the cuts, says they affect a few hundred people. That would be a small percentage of the 40,000 people Amazon employs at its headquarters, and an even smaller proportion of its 566,000 employees worldwide.


 
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