Requested to clarify its job cuts in India, tech big Amazon has mentioned that it has not laid off any staff, however some have left the corporate underneath a “Voluntary Disengagement Program”, authorities sources have advised IHNS.
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 will let go of 10,000 staff globally, the corporate’s Indian arm had despatched out requests to staff to stop voluntarily.
The corporate had additionally mentioned that there could be extra function reductions as its annual planning course of extends into subsequent 12 months and leaders proceed to make changes.
“These selections shall be shared with impacted staff and organizations early in 2023”, mentioned Andy Jassy, who turned the corporate’s Chief Govt Officer in 2021, in a letter to Amazon staff.
Andy Jassy added the corporate was in the midst of an annual working planning overview 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 shall be impacted from the transfer.
The net retailer laid off some staff in its units group on Wednesday and an individual accustomed to the matter mentioned the corporate nonetheless focused round 10,000 job cuts, together with in its retail division and human sources.