Bloomberg News reports:
Amazon.com Inc. has a solution for a potentially crippling shortage of delivery drivers: Recruit pot smokers.
The company is advising its delivery partners — the mom and pops that operate the ubiquitous blue Amazon vans — to prominently advertise that they don’t screen applicants for marijuana use, according to correspondence reviewed by Bloomberg and interviews with four business owners.
Doing so can boost the number of job applicants by as much as 400%, Amazon says in one message, without explaining how it came up with the statistic.
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Amazon’s answer to a shortage of delivery drivers?
— David S. Joachim (@davidjoachim) September 1, 2021