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Amazon to cut 9,000 jobs thanks to ‘uncertain economic conditions’

// Amazon to cut another 9,000 jobs across the company
// The redundancies follow the 18,000 job cuts the business announced in January

Amazon will cut another 9,000 jobs across the company’s cloud services, advertising and Twitch units.

The redundancies follow the 18,000 job cuts the business announced in January.

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said “uncertain economic conditions” were behind the decision.


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“As we’ve just concluded the second phase of our operating plan this past week, I’m writing to share that we intend to eliminate about 9,000 more positions in the next few weeks – mostly in AWS, PXT, Advertising, and Twitch,” Jassy said.

“This was a difficult decision, but one that we think is best for the company long term.

“To those ultimately impacted by these reductions, I want to thank you for the work you have done on behalf of customers and the company.

“It’s never easy to say goodbye to our teammates, and you will be missed.”

Amazon also revealed separate plans to shut three UK warehouses and seven delivery stations in January, affecting more than 1,200 further jobs.

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