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Amazon plans to cut thousands of corporate workers

By Rachel Lerman

15 Nov 2022 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

The tech industry has been dealt another blow with Amazon expected to cut approximately 10,000 jobs. The Washington Post analyzes the tech giant's past to explain the cuts.

Amazon is preparing to carry out massive layoffs as soon as this week, cutting roughly 10,000 jobs and adding to a wave of job cuts thrashing the tech industry.

The cuts will be concentrated among the corporate workforce, according to a person familiar with the plans who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss private business matters.

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