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Amazon to retrain a third of its US workers as automation advances


The e-commerce giant said on Thursday that it planned to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its workers in the United States

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Amazon has increasingly turned to robots and automation technology to fetch products from the shelves of its warehouses to ship to customers. Now the company says it needs to help its workers adapt to the rapid change.

The e-commerce giant said on Thursday that it planned to spend $700 million to retrain a third of ...


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