Amazon Creating More Than 100,000 Seasonal Jobs

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Amazon.com said it is creating 100,000 seasonal jobs across its network of fulfillment and sortation centers in the United States to meet increased customer demand during the holiday season.

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Amazon has hired more than 25,000 full-time employees since August to prepare for the 2015 holiday season, the company said in a statement.

"Following last year's holiday season, tens of thousands of seasonal employees found regular, full-time roles with Amazon," said Mike Roth, Amazon's vice president of North America operations.

The company had created 80,000 seasonal jobs last holiday season.

Amazon has more than 90,000 full-time employees across its more than 50 fulfillment and 20 sortation centers in the United States.

(Reporting by Sneha Teresa Johny in Bengaluru; Editing by Anupama Dwivedi)