Category Archives: Amazon Employees

Former Amazon engineer convicted in 2019 Capital One data breach

Former Amazon engineer convicted in 2019 Capital One data breach Paige Thompson was found guilty of wire fraud and unauthorized access to a protected computer. M. Moon @mariella_moon June 18, 2022 Bill Tompkins via Getty Images A Seattle jury has found Paige Thompson, a former Amazon software engineer accused of stealing data from Capital One … Continue reading Former Amazon engineer convicted in 2019 Capital One data breach

Leaked Amazon memo says the company may run out of available labor by 2024

Leaked Amazon memo says the company may run out of available labor by 2024 Some locales, like California’s Inland Empire, are particularly at risk. A. Khalid @askhalid June 17, 2022   Brendan McDermid / reuters Amazon is likely to run out of prospective workers for its US warehouses by the year 2024, according to an … Continue reading Leaked Amazon memo says the company may run out of available labor by 2024

Christian Smalls excoriates Amazon over ‘intimidation’ of employees

By Adele Peters   May 05, 2022 A little more than a month after leading workers at an Amazon warehouse on Staten Island to a historic vote to form the Amazon Labor Union, union president Christian Smalls testified before the Senate Budget Committee on Thursday to talk about Amazon’s anti-union tactics, describing a culture of … Continue reading Christian Smalls excoriates Amazon over ‘intimidation’ of employees

Amazon makes advocacy group’s list of most dangerous US workplaces, again

Amazon and Tesla listed among the most dangerous US workplaces (updated) A report puts them on par with riskier farms and construction companies. J. Fingas @jonfingas April 26th, 2018 Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg via Getty Images Amazon and Tesla are usually proud of appearing on lists, but not this time around. The advocacy group National Council for … Continue reading Amazon makes advocacy group’s list of most dangerous US workplaces, again

Amazon workers in New York accuse the company of retaliatory firings

Amazon ordered to reinstate warehouse worker who was fired after protest Gerald Bryson worked at the warehouse that just voted to unionize. J. Fingas @jonfingas April 19th, 2022   Gerald Bryson holds a sign at Amazon building during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the Staten Island borough of New York City, U.S., … Continue reading Amazon workers in New York accuse the company of retaliatory firings

Amazon warehouse workers vote to unionize in Staten Island

Amazon workers at a Staten Island warehouse will hold a union election in March The in-person election will take place over six days. K. Holt @krisholt February 16th, 2022 An Amazon truck exits the company’s JFK8 distribution center in Staten Island, New York, U.S. November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. Brendan McDermid / reuters Amazon workers at … Continue reading Amazon warehouse workers vote to unionize in Staten Island

Second Amazon warehouse in Staten Island sets union election date

Amazon workers at a Staten Island warehouse will hold a union election in March The in-person election will take place over six days. K. Holt @krisholt February 16th, 2022 An Amazon truck exits the company’s JFK8 distribution center in Staten Island, New York, U.S. November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. Brendan McDermid / reuters Amazon workers at … Continue reading Second Amazon warehouse in Staten Island sets union election date