Amazon hiring seasonal workers for holidays

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — Amazon says it has a number of temporary positions open at its new Fall River facility, as it ramps up hiring for the holiday shopping season.

Amazon plans to hire more than 120,000 seasonal workers this year at its fulfillment and customer service centers nationwide. The online retail giant said more than 14,000 people who were seasonal hires last year went on to full-time positions.

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