Requested to elucidate its job cuts in India, tech big Amazon has mentioned that it has not laid off any workers, however some have left the corporate underneath a “Voluntary Disengagement Program”, authorities sources have advised NDTV.
Amazon had been despatched a discover by the Union Labour Ministry about its cutbacks in India introduced final week, asking its representatives to attend a listening to on Wednesday.
After Amazon introduced that it might let go of 10,000 workers globally, the corporate’s Indian arm had despatched out requests to workers to give up voluntarily.
The corporate had additionally mentioned that there could be extra position reductions as its annual planning course of extends into subsequent yr and leaders proceed to make changes.
“These selections might be shared with impacted workers and organizations early in 2023”, mentioned Andy Jassy, who grew to become the corporate’s Chief Government Officer in 2021, in a letter to Amazon workers.
Andy Jassy added the corporate was in the course of an annual working planning assessment the place it was making selections about what ought to change in every of its enterprise.
Amazon has not but selected what number of different roles might be impacted from the transfer.
The net retailer laid off some workers in its units group on Wednesday and an individual conversant in the matter mentioned the corporate nonetheless focused round 10,000 job cuts, together with in its retail division and human sources.