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Items in "Amazon Prime" branded packaging are seen at the Amazon Fulfillment Centre on November 14, 2018 in Hemel Hempstead, England.
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July 11, 2019 - 8:53 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon will provide technical training to about one-third of its U.S. workforce at a cost of more than $700 million. Amazon, which like other companies has struggled to find technically qualified U.S. employees, said that it will provide its workers with the skills to transition into...
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Nike announces pay increases for 7,000 employees
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July 25, 2018 - 10:09 am
By Talib Visram (CNN Money) -- Nike will raise wages for 7,000 employees, or 10% of its global workforce. The company announced the salary increases Monday in an internal memo. Spokeswoman Sandra Carreon-John said the company wants to "support a culture in which employees feel included and...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
June 26, 2018 - 5:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia will need to replace thousands of city employees in the next 10 years as the current workforce retires. But a new report by the Pew Trusts said that to get the best workers, officials might want to take a look at some problem areas in the civil service...
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Friendship Gate in Chinatown, Philadelphia
Steve Tawa
June 08, 2018 - 2:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Research from Philadelphia-based Pew Charitable Trusts says immigrants are helping to drive the city's recent population growth, increasing its workforce, and boosting the number of entrepreneurs. According to the study, "There are about 66,000 more people in the...
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