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Amazon including 1,500 seasonal jobs in Nevada

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Richard Drew/ AP In this Tuesday, May 30, 2017, file photo, the Amazon logo design is displayed at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New york city’s Times Square.

Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017|2 a.m.

Amazon is prepping for the vacation rush by expanding its staff.

The e-commerce giant is adding more than 1,500 seasonal positions in Nevada, part of 120,000 that the company is adding throughout the U.S.

. The new full-time tasks offered each year by the business’s satisfaction network have competitive incomes and benefits, Amazon stated.

“We look forward to welcoming back holiday staff members who return year-after-year to Amazon and welcome new faces to the team, much of whom will advance with routine, full-time functions with the business after the holidays,” stated Dave Clark, Amazon senior vice president of international customer fulfillment.

Positions include seasonal or part-time sortation associates in Las Vegas and full-time storage facility partners in North Las Vegas. The company is also working with full-time storage facility partners and seasonal warehouse associates.

Those interested can visit here to apply.

Amazon has three facilities and owns four Whole Foods Markets in the Las Vegas Valley.

Gun-control group sues '' bump stock ' maker

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Allen G. Breed/ AP Shooting trainer Frankie McRae aims an AR-15 rifle fitted with a “bump stock” at his 37 PSR Weapon Club in Bunnlevel, N.C., on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017.

Local passion backed by nationwide competence

[not able to obtain full-text content] Garrett Leaf joined Centene in 2014 as senior vice president of financing for the business’s California health insurance, and brings that experience here with the goal of offering every Nevadan access to healthcare insurance coverage, consisting of those in “bare” counties who were otherwise not expected to have any options for coverage next year.

Contributions for victims continue to accumulate, including $3 million from MGM

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Christopher DeVargas A memorial to honor the victims of Sunday night’s mass shooting at the Path 91 Harvest Festival is set up by members of the community on the corner of Sahara and Las Vegas Blvd, Tuesday Oct. 3, 2017.

contact) Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017|11:45 a.m. Vigils for Mass Shooting Victims Launch slideshow” MGM Resorts International is committing$ 3 million to assist victims of Sunday’s mass shooting on the

Las Vegas Strip. The contribution, which will be made through the MGM Resorts Structure, is to money humanitarian help to the victims and to companies who offer support to those who are first on the scene to assist in terrible occasions, according to a declaration.” There are merely no words to express our sorrow and outrage over this senseless and dreadful attack on our community,” Jim Murren, chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts, said in a statement. “Yet in this terrible time, we are influenced. From the heroic stories of victims on the ground who placed the security of complete strangers and liked ones prior to themselves, to the unbelievable bravery of first responders who entered when others were hurrying out and who certainly lessoned the damage, to the knowledge of many excellent and insufficient works done by those we lost– we are jointly drawing strength and faith to fulfill the challenging days ahead. “Stations Gambling establishments and the UFC likewise each contributed$ 1 million.” We were deeply saddened by the news of the disastrous occasion that occurred in Las Vegas,” stated Frank J. Fertitta III, chairman and CEI of the business.” Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families

, along with the countless others inside and outside of our neighborhood whose lives were affected by this dreadful and senseless act.” Related content Online retailer Zappos will match approximately$ 1 million contributed towards its fundraising drive. It raised $125,000 in less than one day after releasing.< a href="

https://www.gofundme.com/dr2ks2-las-vegas-victims-fund” > These donations are different from a GoFundMe page established by Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak that’s reached$ 8.6 million. Sisolak contributed the preliminary$ 10,000 Monday, with a goal of$ 500,000, however that plateau was quickly established. More than 67,000 donations have actually been taken, coming from all corners of the world.” We’re grateful for the profusion of assistance we have actually gotten from our neighborhood,” Sisolak stated.