A worker places an item in a box for shipment at an Amazon.com fulfillment center in DuPont, Wash., on Feb. 13. An Illinois corporate tax credit program suspended earlier this summer amid a state budget crisis has since been offered to Amazon because of a previous commitment to the online retailer. Amazon announced its plans in August for a Joliet warehouse that will create 1,000 full-time jobs when it opens. The 500,000-square-foot fulfillment center is its first in Illinois.
A worker places an item in a box for shipment at an Amazon.com fulfillment center in DuPont, Wash., on Feb. 13. An Illinois corporate tax credit program suspended earlier this summer amid a state budget crisis has since been offered to Amazon because of a previous commitment to the online retailer. Amazon announced its plans in August for a Joliet warehouse that will create 1,000 full-time jobs when it opens. The 500,000-square-foot fulfillment center is its first in Illinois. Ted S. Warren Associated Press
A worker places an item in a box for shipment at an Amazon.com fulfillment center in DuPont, Wash., on Feb. 13. An Illinois corporate tax credit program suspended earlier this summer amid a state budget crisis has since been offered to Amazon because of a previous commitment to the online retailer. Amazon announced its plans in August for a Joliet warehouse that will create 1,000 full-time jobs when it opens. The 500,000-square-foot fulfillment center is its first in Illinois. Ted S. Warren Associated Press

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