Amazon ramps up criticism of antitrust bill targeting tech giants

Amazon ramps up criticism of antitrust bill targeting tech giants

This post was originally published on this siteAmazon is ramping up criticism of a key antitrust bill that aims to rein in the e-commerce giant’s power, in part by trying to distance itself from the other tech giants targeted by the proposed legislation. Amazon’s vice president of public policy Brian...

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Harris to meet with Amazon, Starbucks organizers

Harris to meet with Amazon, Starbucks organizers

This post was originally published on this siteVice President Harris will meet with a collection of labor groups at the White House on Thursday, including representatives from the Amazon Labor Union and Starbucks Workers United. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh will also be at the meeting featuring ALU President Christian Smalls...

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The Amazon Economic Indicator Says Inflation Is Easing

The Amazon Economic Indicator Says Inflation Is Easing

This post was originally published on this siteThe company’s massive size and reach make it a good bellwether, and its latest earnings suggest supply and demand are coming back into balance.

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Amazon workers at Staten Island facility vote against unionization

Amazon workers at Staten Island facility vote against unionization

This post was originally published on this siteWorkers at an Amazon facility in Staten Island, N.Y., have voted against unionizing, the first loss for a nascent campaign to organize the e-commerce giant’s American locations. Of the roughly 1,600 workers at the LDJ5 sorting facility, 618 voted against being represented by...

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Amazon workers lose paid COVID leave

Amazon workers lose paid COVID leave

This post was originally published on this siteAmazon will no longer offer paid time off for employees with COVID-19, according to multiple reports. The online retail giant announced the change, which went into effect on Monday after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed its guidance surrounding its handling...

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Amazon union vote count to begin at second Staten Island warehouse

Amazon union vote count to begin at second Staten Island warehouse

This post was originally published on this siteThe NLRB will count votes at the second Amazon warehouse on Staten Island to consider unionizing.

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House panel calls for DOJ probe of Amazon over alleged obstruction of Congress

House panel calls for DOJ probe of Amazon over alleged obstruction of Congress

This post was originally published on this site A U.S. House committee on Wednesday asked the Department of Justice to investigate Amazon and some of its executives for possible criminal obstruction of Congress, accusing the e-commerce giant of lying under oath and refusing to provide certain information requested by lawmakers...

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Staten Island Amazon workers to vote on unionization next month, workers say

Staten Island Amazon workers to vote on unionization next month, workers say

This post was originally published on this siteWorkers at a Staten Island, N.Y., Amazon facility known as JFK8 will vote on unionization next month, labor organizers said Wednesday.The election will be held in person between March 25 and 30, according to the independent Amazon Labor Union (…

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Amazon and Nike exploring Peloton takeover, reports say

Amazon and Nike exploring Peloton takeover, reports say

This post was originally published on this siteThe exercise equipment maker’s shares have slumped in recent months as it faced a number of challenges.

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Stocks move higher after massive tech sell-off

Stocks move higher after massive tech sell-off

This post was originally published on this siteA blowout jobs report and strong earnings from Amazon gave investors much-needed good news.

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