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Fri Jun 28, 2019, 08:03 PM

Fears build that Amazon could vacuum up employees

SALEM -- If business is a jungle, Dean Craig sees a coming shakeup in Salemís food chain.

One of the biggest companies in the world, Amazon, has landed. The Seattle-based online retailer is slated to open its 1-million-square-foot fulfillment center this summer. Company officials tell Salem Reporter that, any day now, applications will open for 1,000 new jobs.

Besides new jobs, the company is also bringing ripples of economic change. The labor market is tight, and workers are hard to find.

Craig said many businesses are wondering, where will Amazonís new employees come from? Or from whose companies?

Read more: https://www.salemreporter.com/posts/914/fears-build-that-amazon-could-vacuum-up-employees

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Kilgore Jun 2019 #1

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Fri Jun 28, 2019, 08:39 PM

1. Tight labor market should mean wages will rise

And thats good for workers in the Salem area.

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