Amazon starts layoffs in HR and cloud units: Read the memos announcing the cuts
Amazon on Wednesday began laying off some employees in its cloud computing and human resources divisions.
Amazon Web Services CEO Adam Selipsky and human resources head Beth Galetti sent notes to staffers in the U.S., Canada and Costa Rica informing them of the job cuts.
“It is a tough day across our organization,” Selipsky wrote in the memo.
The layoffs are part of the previously announced job cuts that are expected to affect 9,000 employees. Last week, Amazon laid off some employees in its advertising unit, and it has let go of staffers in its video...