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Seattle Now: Amazon's hiring spree

The pandemic has caused millions of people to lose their jobs, but Amazon is hiring at historic levels.

If you work in restaurants, retail, or the arts, you know the damage COVID has done.

Amazon has no such concerns.

On average, they’ve hired 1,400 workers every day of 2020 - growing their workforce to over one point two million people.

Karen Weise is a New York Times reporter based here in Seattle and has been reporting on Amazon’s pandemic hiring spree.