Amazon is going to layoffs 18000 jobs it is a larger number of positions than it previously announced.
Amazon's reduction is one of the largest layoffs in recent times, The layoffs were also reported to affect employees including Europe and Asia.
Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said on Wednesday that we typically wait to communicate about these outcomes until we can speak with the people who are directly impacted.
Jessy said it may impact the company's brick-and-mortar stores, which include Amazon Fresh and Amazon Go, and its PXT organizations, which handle human resources and other functions.
Jessy said we are working to support those who are affected and are providing packages that include a separation payment, transitional health insurance benefits, and external job placement support.
Amazon has a total global workforce of 1.54 million including warehouse staff which makes America's second largest private employer after Walmart Inc.
Salesforce Inc announced on Wednesday that they are about to layoff 8000 staffs. they had about 49000 employees in Jan 2020, but their workforce today is about 50%.
Twitter, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Netflix, Peloton and other tech industry companies cut more than 97,000 jobs in 2022 amid weakening economic growth.