Amazon embarks on hiring blitz as Vancouver Island distribution centre to open next month

Amazon says it needs 100 to 150 positions filled by mid to late October when its Sidney, B.C., distribution centre is expected to open. (CTV News) Amazon says it needs 100 to 150 positions filled by mid to late October when its Sidney, B.C., distribution centre is expected to open. (CTV News)

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Global 4-day week pilot was a huge success, organizers say

The verdict is in: A four-day work week is good for business. After six months, most of the 33 companies and 903 workers trialling the schedule, with no reduction in pay, are unlikely ever to go back to a standard working week, according to the organizers of the global pilot program.