Amazon.com Layoffs

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Do Amazon Warehouses Lay Off Workers?

Check this out and judge for yourself: https://www.theverge.com/2019/4/25/18516004/amazon-warehouse-fulfillment-centers-productivity-firing-terminations Amazon’s fulfillment centers are the engine of the company — massive warehouses where... —  read more 

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Amazon Flex on CNBC

Just watched a story on Amazon Flex. This really is a f'd up world.

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Layoffs coming to a warehouse near you

Amazons new move is to hire on professionals at a L4 level only to promise a raise and stocks when they reach L4.5 but then when they get the 4.5 promo they are told no additional pay. This causes them to work harder, taking on 10x the normal task so... —  read more 

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Amazon is going downhill

Have recently started using Amazon after about six months inactivity and I am having all kinds of trouble with orders and deliveries. Not coming back after I get their mess straightened out. Your customers are noticing.

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A to Z update

I notice they added a voluntary resignation button to the app. Layoffs incoming?

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Amazon Game Studios Layoffs (June 2019)

Here is the official disclosure by the company PR: Amazon Game Studios is reorganizing some of our teams to allow us to prioritize development of New World, Crucible, and new unannounced projects we're excited to reveal in the future. These moves are... —  read more 

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Contractor let go after 5.5 months with Amazon

I signed a 9 month contract with Amazon. Things were looking good, I thought this may turn into a permanent position. Anyhow, I was let go about 5.5 months into it - there was no advanced notice, I was just cut. They released three contractors on the... —  read more 

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Placed on development plan

To my surprise I was placed on a development plan earlier this month. I led the launch of an internal product pretty much myself, but my manager still had issues with my work. I asked for examples, but I didn't get any. My old manager hardly showed... —  read more 

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Pop-Up stores are no more

Looks like Amazon is on a cutting spree - all pop-up stores are gone and with them hundreds of jobs. I don't like this new Amazon's "layoff happy" trend...

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Amazon call center lay off

Brother-in-law was just laid off. Amazon is moving their call center operations to a cheaper country.

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The future is dark at sams club

What a sad day for this company. Yes we all saw this coming but it just goes to show you that the future for any associate with this company is very dark. I wish everyone that lost their jobs today and in the near future all the best of luck. Its a... —  read more 

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Amazon Racial Discrimination

I was hired as a season as a seasonal worker. There was always favoritism showed from the manger to the non African americans. After a few months of working I started to notice that most of the one's that were removed from the company were... —  read more 

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New search

Bezos will launch an exhaustive search for eligible new wife candidates from all over North America, only to settle on two mistresses from Northern Virginia and New York City.

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Stay tuned in case I heard this right

I am a former Sears employee. Back in late 2017 I was helped by a team of "quietly rebellious" HR execs & labor lawyers to keep my job until I was ready to leave. Hey, all sorts of dirty tricks were already being played to press folks like me out of... —  read more 

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Left on my own

I worked for amazon, for about 2 months. I was a packager, you had to meet a certain time and your numbers had to be good on the line. It was hot, no air movement and the line was constantly getting backed up or jammed. The managers tried to get us... —  read more 

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#1 of the Most Toxic Company Cultures

Bad Places to Work? If you’re looking for a job, you’re probably doing your due diligence to avoid landing in a toxic work environment. We’ve all heard and read horror stories from people who hold “toxic jobs,” or jobs that often involve low pay... —  read more 

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Any Amazon Go folks here?

The whole foods board on this site has a lot of speculation about amazon go. Anyone here have anything to share? Stop by your bastard hippie cousins page and let us know. https://www.thelayoff.com/whole-foods-market —  read more 

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Is Amazon the modern Walmart?

Bezos essentially has done the same thing Sam Walton did. But instead of having general merchandise to mix out his margins, he has Amazon Web Services. Now he’s just trying to crack the food business so that he can drive even more traffic. When he... —  read more 

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Amazon CEO a self important nut?

Anyone encounter this guy in the flesh? He seems like a real dooosh canoe. Also, what is with his new terminator image? I halfway expect a red laser beam to go shooting out of that crooked eye of his as he terminates most of retail. Put your best... —  read more 

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Amazon continues to be generally horrible

Amazon is eliminating a Seattle team that supported the company’s contract-delivery drivers and moving the jobs to Phoenix, where salaries start at about 75 percent of Seattle’s minimum wage... —  read more 

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Amazon on-campus department layoff

100+ employees were given layoff packages last week in a department elimination. We are given time to find a new job at the company but many will not because of headcount freezes. I hear Prime teams are next. Hope everyone is able to find new jobs... —  read more 

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Questions in regards to Amazon employees being laid off

I'm hearing rumors that Amazon is cutting corners just to get buy till they lay off. I was told at the Etna Ohio facility that major layoff are coming with the next 60-90 days. But why is it not all employees are aware of what's going on?

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AWS layoff?

Hearing stories that AWS layoffs are next. Is it true?

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Severance or replacement position?

I survived this round, but it is clear this is far from over, which makes me curious about some things. Any chance somebody can tell us what kind of severance was offered to those who were laid off? And in case they were offered a replacement... —  read more 

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Media Coverage (Amazon layoffs February 2018)

Here are some of the articles covering the story today https://www.seattletimes.com/business/amazon/amazon-laying-off-corporate-employees-in-rare-cutback/ https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/02/12/amazon-to-lay-off-small-number-of-people-in-seattle/... —  read more 

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Pivot Plan

They asked us to rank the bottom 6% and I am hearing rumors that they will force us to put them on a pivot plan which basically equals a buyout or a fairly Unachievable improvement plan. Not sure when it will happen but this s---s. I came here to... —  read more 

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Is it over?

Does anybody know if it is over by now? I talked to my wife a few minutes ago and she said that it was crazy for a while but that the situation calmed down significantly. I still can't help but worry. Talk about unexpected! Everybody knew about the... —  read more 

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Amazon layoffs February 2018

Amazon HQ is getting hit hard, with more layoffs happening throughout the company. Not sure what prompted this and if it'll continue, but right now it's pretty bad. Hundreds of people are being hit with notices. Why there are layoffs while we are... —  read more 

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