Loophole for Cheap Labor Amazon Accused of Systematic Job Subsidy Abuse

Online retailer Amazon appears to be systematically cashing in on German job creation subsidies. The company has been accused of repeatedly rehiring temporary workers who come with a two-week 'tryout phase' paid for by German authorities, critics say. The practice centers around the holiday rush.
An Amazon logistics center. The German unit of Amazon is accused of cashing in on German employment subsidies.

An Amazon logistics center. The German unit of Amazon is accused of cashing in on German employment subsidies.

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