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Amazon Reportedly Moves Deeper Into Local Ads, Creates ‘Start-Up’ Ad Business

Amazon Reportedly Moves Deeper Into Local Ads, Creates ‘Start-Up’ Ad Business by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, June 8, 2022 Amazon has reportedly begun to focus more on local ads in an effort to compete with Google and its “near me” approach. One way is to support consumers through Amazon Fresh, a version of Whole Foods that … Continue reading Amazon Reportedly Moves Deeper Into Local Ads, Creates ‘Start-Up’ Ad Business

A pregnant worker and labor activist says Amazon made her pick up trash alone

Amazon warehouse workers vote to unionize in Staten Island (updated) This will be Amazon’s first unionized warehouse in the US. J. Fingas @jonfingas April 1st, 2022 Workers stand in line to cast ballots for a union election at Amazon’s JFK8 distribution center, in the Staten Island borough of New York City, U.S., March 25, 2022. … Continue reading A pregnant worker and labor activist says Amazon made her pick up trash alone

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 ends paid COVID-19 leave policy for workers

Amazon cuts paid COVID-19 leave for workers in half Pandemic benefits are sunsetting everywhere. B. Menegus @bryanmenegus January 7th, 2022   Brendan McDermid / reuters Amazon, the second-largest employer in the US, announced today that it would be slashing its paid leave policies for workers forced to quarantine in half. The policy, instituted in March … Continue reading Amazon ends paid COVID-19 leave policy for workers

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 Paid Clicks Identify These Real-World Trends

Amazon Paid Clicks Identify These Real-World Trends by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, April 20, 2022 An analysis of the paid clicks trending upward on Amazon today can identify completely different consumer spending habits from two years ago when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) designated the COVID-19 virus as a pandemic. Lifestyle … Continue reading Amazon Paid Clicks Identify These Real-World Trends

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

US labor board sues Amazon to reinstate fired Staten Island worker

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 US labor board sues Amazon to reinstate fired Staten Island worker