FedEx to hire 70,000 for the holidays

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If you are looking to make a little extra cash for the holiday season then you are in luck! FedEx has just announced that they will be hiring around 70,000 workers to help with their expected holiday season rush.

The announcement was made on Monday stating that the majority of new hires will be seasonal employees:

” As our team of more than 500,000 team members is busy preparing to deliver the holidays, we once again expect to see a large number of packages traverse our global network over the 2020 peak holiday shipping season,” FedEx said in a statement.

The company also says that in addition to hiring more employees, they will also be raising their shipping rates due to demand.

The rate hike will take place in January of 2021.

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