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Amazon offers $3,000 sign-on bonuses to US delivery and warehouse workers

Amazon Amazon offers $3,000 sign-on bonuses to US delivery and warehouse workers Online retailer will also raise its average starting wage to $18 an hour to help recruit 125,000 people Sarah Butler @whatbutlersaw Tue 14 Sep 2021 12.06 EDT Last modified on Tue 14 Sep 2021 12.45 EDT Amazon is offering sign-on bonuses of up […]

China’s Alibaba to invest billions by 2025 for ‘common prosperity’

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Alibaba China’s Alibaba to invest billions by 2025 for ‘common prosperity’ Move comes on back of Beijing encouraging firms to share wealth as part of a drive to ease inequality Reuters Fri 3 Sep 2021 03.15 EDT Last modified on Fri 3 Sep 2021 03.39 EDT China’s Alibaba Group will invest 100bn yuan ($15.5bn) by […]

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Amazon to recruit 55,000 staff globally in tech and office roles

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Technology sector Amazon to recruit 55,000 staff globally in tech and office roles Retailer says it will add 40,000 jobs in the US and 2,500 in the UK to support plans for rapid growth Richard Partington Economics correspondent @RJPartington Wed 1 Sep 2021 15.28 EDT Last modified on Thu 2 Sep 2021 02.27 EDT Amazon […]

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Disgraced Samsung boss released early from South Korean prison

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Samsung Disgraced Samsung boss released early from South Korean prison Billionaire vice-chair was serving 30-month sentence for bribing country’s former president Rupert Neate @RupertNeate Fri 13 Aug 2021 09.11 EDT Last modified on Fri 13 Aug 2021 17.53 EDT The billionaire boss of South Korea’s Samsung empire has been released from prison after serving 18 […]

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