Authorities said the driver saw the grenade rolling around and jumped out of the van to safety. The van was still in motion and continued down the street, crashing into several objects.
Amazon has fired two employees with ties to the grassroots union that led the first successful U.S. organizing effort in the retail giant’s history.
Six Whole Foods Market stores in the U.S. are set to close. There are more than 530 Whole Foods locations nationwide.
Amazon warehouse workers rejected a union bid on Monday, dealing a blow to organizers who last month pulled off the first successful U.S. organizing effort in the retail giant’s history.
The company said it will hold additional emergency preparedness drills and consider safety recommendations to improve safety.
The nascent Amazon Labor Union, has said it wants longer breaks for warehouse employees, more time off and a dramatically higher minimum hourly wage of $30, up from just over $18 per hour.
A stunning upset in a union election on Staten Island had brought sudden exposure to the organizers and worker advocates who realized victory for the nascent Amazon Labor Union, which is now preparing to negotiate for a labor contract. But experts say Amazon will likely drag its feet.
Amazon workers on Staten Island, voted to unionize on Friday, marking the first successful U.S. organizing effort in the retail giant’s history.
A federal labor board says a second Amazon warehouse in the New York City borough of Staten Island will have a union election in April.
Amazon has closed its $8.45 billion acquisition of MGM Studios as it looks to boost its streaming service in competition with Netflix and Disney.
More than 60 workers across three Amazon delivery stations staged a walkout on Wednesday to demand a $3 raise and a return to 20-minute breaks, according to one of the labor organizers leading the effort.
Amazon is closing all of its brick-and-mortar bookstores, as well as its 4-star shops and pop up locations.
A former Amazon employee who is leading a push to unionize a New York City warehouse of the online retailer was arrested along with two others after authorities got a complaint about him trespassing.
Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott is donating $50 million to the National 4-H Council, which is part of a new group of donations Scott is making to organizations.
The battle to unionize Amazon workers is intensifying after labor officials officially set a date for a union election in a Staten Island facility next month.
Amazon announced Thursday that it would be boosting the price of its Prime membership for U.S. customers, citing rising costs as the reason behind the decision.
The Koningshaven Bridge was built in 1878 and repaired after bombing in World War II
The family of a delivery driver who died last month when a tornado collapsed the Amazon warehouse in central Illinois where he worked has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.
The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office uncovered a theft ring this week that led to the discovery of thousands of undelivered Amazon packages.
One day after Kristin Livdahl tweeted about the Echo’s suggestion, the Amazon Help Twitter account responded