Amazon is laying off hundreds of employees — and it shows the danger Seattle and HQ2 face by hitching their prosperity to the tech giant
Monday, 12 February 2018 · *Amazon will reportedly lay off hundreds of employees, primarily at its Seattle headquarters.*
· *Amazon employs more than 40,000 people in Seattle and has radically changed the city over the last decade.*
· *The cuts point to the danger of a city being too dependent on a single company, an issue Seattle and whatever city...
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