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Amazon to cut 9,000 jobs in second round of layoffs, says report

Amazon said it is laying off 9,000 more employees in the next few weeks, mostly in AWS, advertising and Twitch, according to media reports


BS Web Team New Delhi Inc announced on Monday that it has decided to lay off an additional 9,000 employees, CNBC reported citing a memo sent to staff. 

According to media reports, CEO Andy Jassy said in the memo that lay off will happen in the next few weeks, mostly in Amazon Web Services (AWS), advertising, Twitch and PXT (People Experience Technology). In the memo, Jassy said the second phase of the company's annual planning process completed this month and led to the additional job cuts, he added. He said Amazon will still hire in some strategic areas.

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First Published: Mar 20 2023 | 8:28 PM IST

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