Amazon hiring greater than 15,000 workers throughout Canada; growing frontline pay

SEATTLE, Sept. 13, 2021 /CNW/ – Amazon Canada right this moment introduced its dedication to hiring 15,000 full-time and part-time workers throughout Canada and growing workers’ wages. Frontline workers will obtain $17 per hour to $21.65 per hour with complete advantages beginning on day one, together with entry to well being, dental and imaginative and prescient advantages, coaching and teaching programs, just like the Profession Selection program, and well being and well-being initiatives reminiscent of My Wellbeing and household assist plans.

“We take our duty as an employer significantly,” stated Sumegha Kumar, Director of Canadian Buyer Success Operations for Amazon Canada. “Amazon Canada employs over 25,000 Canadians, and we’re proud to create 15,000 extra nice jobs at a time once they’re wanted in Canada, with elevated pay for our wonderful workers throughout our success, transportation and logistics networks — from Victoria to Dartmouth.”

Amazon Canada will rent 15,000 full-and part-time workers all through the autumn. Full-and part-time workers can even obtain a further $1.60$2.20 per hour, beginning instantly, no matter their tenure with the corporate.

Well being and Advantages

At Amazon, each full-time worker, no matter their place, degree or tenure, has entry to the identical advantages. A few of these advantages embody:

  • Wages from $17 per hour to $21.65 per hour, with a $100 bonus for brand new and present workers who present proof of vaccination
  • Complete well being advantages beginning on day one with no ready interval
  • RRSP matching
  • Inventory models
  • Children & Firm particular packages together with a assured spot at Children & Firm Little one Care places inside six months of registration, a ten per cent low cost off month-to-month in-center tuition, waived registration charges, back-up care choices and entry to digital workshops and occasions
  • Worker and Household Help Plan supplied by LifeWorks and out there 24/7 to assist Amazon workers and their members of the family really feel supported, by telephone, on-line, and in-person
  • Entry to up-skilling coaching applications that meet workers the place they’re, by way of Amazon’s dedication to take a position $75M to skills-train 100,000 Amazonians by 2025
  • Further paid parental depart advantages for eligible workers

All eligible full-time workers have entry to Amazon Profession Selection, an progressive program uniquely designed to assist upskill people who find themselves fascinated about pursuing a future in a high-demand subject by overlaying as much as 95 per cent of tuition charges.

“As a mom of six, Amazon’s versatile work schedules and development alternatives have helped me develop each at house and at work,” stated Patrice Thompson, Processing Assistant at Amazon Canada. “I enrolled within the Profession Selection program to additional my training and right this moment I can proudly say that I’m a graduate of the Transportation and Logistics program from Sheridan Faculty.”

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Amazon is internet hosting its first Canadian version of Profession Day on September 15. The occasion will give job seekers an inside take a look at the Operations, company and know-how positions at present open throughout the nation, with a wide range of panel classes, keynote addresses and hearth chats. Anybody can register totally free by visiting

About Amazon
Amazon is guided by 4 ideas: buyer obsession relatively than competitor focus, ardour for invention, dedication to operational excellence, and long-term pondering. Amazon strives to be Earth’s Most Buyer-Centric Firm, Earth’s Greatest Employer, and Earth’s Most secure Place to Work. Buyer critiques, 1-Click on purchasing, personalised suggestions, Prime, Success by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Profession Selection, Fireplace tablets, Fireplace TV, Amazon Echo, Alexa, Simply Stroll Out know-how, Amazon Studios, and The Local weather Pledge are a number of the issues pioneered by Amazon. For extra data, go to and comply with @AmazonNews.

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