Amazon wants to create thousands of new Jobs in Germany


The U.S. online retailer grows and grows: Now Amazon announced that it plans to build in the coming months, more than 2800 new jobs in Germany. Thus, the number of employees would rise to over 20,000.

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The Internet retail giant Amazon wants in his nationwide over 35 locations in Germany until the end of the year, more than 2,800 new permanent jobs will be created. Thus, the number of employees increases to well over 20,000, announced the American Online retailer. Also for this year, the opening of the 13 was. Logistics centre in Mönchengladbach planned. Germany boss Ralf Kleber and advertises “excellent pay, excellent career opportunities and attractive benefits”. The company has for years been at odds with the trade Union Verdi, which wants to ride a tariff binding at Amazon only.

Amazon search “people with a passion for digital innovation and New want to invent”. Would like to appeal to the company for both newcomers as well as experienced professionals, Software developers, speech scientists, and IT specialists, but also personal or fashion photographer, The jobs would be primarily in existing and new logistics locations, where employees work with state of the art technology, it said.

Employees prepare in the Amazon logistics center in Bad Hersfeld shipping: Soon to be more?

The group refers to “good pay”

For years, the Online giant is in a dispute with the Verdi trade Union, which had only called about four weeks in Leipzig, and again for a strike. The Union is demanding in a tough Fight for collective bargaining, which the U.S. company refused strictly and on his “good pay and attractive working conditions” refers to.

During Verdi the Online retailer is claiming the payment according to the Tariffs of retail, sees Amazon as a pure logistics provider. Amazon pays its employees in the logistics centres in Germany to 10,78 euros gross per hour. After two years there was on average a monthly salary of 2397 euros, including additional Extras such as a company pension and subsidised canteens. According to the wage level of the Hans-Böckler-Foundation, a saleswoman in the retail distribution of coverage rate of collective agreements earned an average of 2050 euros.

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Amazon is one of the most valuable companies on the stock exchange. 2019 is the Online retailer for the first Time in first place in an annual ranking of the most valuable brands in the world landed. The market research company Kantar calculated for the group a market value of 315,5 billion dollars (the equivalent of 278 billion euros). Amazon was the longtime leader Apple (309,5 billion dollars) and Google (309 billion dollars) behind.

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