Amazon Layoffs 2022: The world’s largest retail company Amazon is going to lay off 10,000 of its employees. Earlier the social media platform Twitter, then Facebook’s Meta and later Microsoft has reduced its staff. After this, now Amazon is also going to take a decision to lay off its working staff. Employees can be fired this week.
this is the big reason
According to sources, the sales of Amazon Company (Amazon.com Inc) are decreasing, due to which the pressure on the company to reduce costs is increasing. Let us tell you that not only Amazon, but other companies also have the same condition. There is a possibility of a global recession behind this, in view of which big companies have started reducing their expenses.
1 percent employees will be out
Amazon has approximately 1,608,000 full-time and part-time employees as of December 31, 2021. Amazon has decided to do this after a 1-month long review. If Amazon lays off 10,000 employees, it would be the biggest layoff in Amazon’s history. Amazon employs more than 1.6 million people worldwide. In which the company is going to remove only 1 percent of the employees.
Things are not normal
It is known that there is a period of ups and downs in the economies of many big countries like America, Europe. In a way, companies are trying to reduce their expenses. The company is showing its employees the way out of jobs to control the cost.
what the company said
Amazon is increasing the use of robots in its operations to reduce costs. At present, about 3 quarters of the packets delivered by Amazon have passed through some robotic system. In this regard, Amazon Robotics Chief Ty Brady says that in the next 5 years there can be 100% robotic system in packaging. How soon these robots will replace human workers, it cannot be said right now. He said that work will definitely change, but the need of man will always be there.
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