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Amazon.com Inc said it expects to hire more than 70,000 full-time seasonal employees across its order fulfillment centers in the United States, a 40 percent increase from last year.
Amazon operates a fulfillment center in Upper Macungie Township. That warehouse had about 2,000 Amazon employees last year, making it the Lehigh Valley‘s ninth-largest employer.
Amazon, which has about 88,400 employees, said it has converted more than 7,000 temporary employees in the United States into full-time employees so far this year.
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