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Amazon Tries to Hire 50K Workers in Single Day

Long lines around the country for Amazon's Jobs Day

(Newser) - Amazon held a massive nationwide job fair Wednesday, which is a good thing since retail companies are blaming the internet giant for forcing them to close thousands of stores and lay off employees. On its first-ever Jobs Day, Amazon aimed to hire 50,000 workers to fill positions at 12... More »

Lawmakers Skip Town Halls, Hold Job Fairs

More than half of lawmakers holding no town hall meetings

(Newser) - Think politicians are just a wee bit spooked by the town hall rebellion of 2009? Leery of facing angry voters, lawmakers are eschewing those events this year, the Christian Science Monitor reports, with half of Republicans and two-thirds of Democrats opting not to hold any during this month's Congressional... More »

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