Amazon has offered to cover the costs of university tuition fees for 750,000 of its frontline US staff, as it struggles to attract and retain new workers.
Amazon said it would invest $1.2bn (£870m) into the scheme with workers able to access the funding so long as they continue working for the retailer.
Amazon said on its website that the scheme would apply at “hundreds of education partners across the country”, but it did not name any universities specifically.
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