The company said it’s already created thousands of jobs and will continue to create more in states like Washington, Texas, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Florida and New Jersey. Amazon will also focus on military hiring. The company already employs 10,000 military veterans, and last year pledged to train an additional 25,000 veterans and military spouses over the next five years.
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Amazon does have a presence in Ohio, with a distribution center in central area of state. Back in July, the company announced it was hiring to fill thousands of jobs at its Etna Fulfillment Center. The company also has a brick-and-mortar store near the University of Cincinnati.
In October, the company said it was looking to hire 120,000 seasonal employees for the holiday season.
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