The Seattle City Council on Monday approved a new tax on large businesses, two years after the council repealed a big business tax amid pressure from corporations such as Amazon and the prospect of a voter referendum.
It was at 12 Mile and Southfield where Derick Lancaster says he just had enough of his job. He parked the truck full of packages, left the keys inside and took an Uber ride home.
Protesters have set up a guillotine outside a complex in Washington, D.C., where Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos reportedly has a home, according to social media and multiple reports.
The bonuses to employees come as the U.S. is seeing about 40,000 new confirmed cases per day.
As protests over police brutality erupted across the country, The Associated Press reviewed the diversity reports of some of the biggest companies pledging solidarity with their black employees as well as the black community.
Warren Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer is expecting to hold a press briefing at 11 a.m. on Wednesday to discuss the arrest of an Amazon delivery driver on Tuesday who police held after neighbors said he parked the wrong way on the street.
Amazon’s moratorium follows a similar move by IBM, which expressed concerns over how its technology could be used for mass surveillance and racial profiling.
A seller on Amazon is accused of selling N95 masks that were "fake, defective and damaged."
A major three-alarm fire ignited at a third-party Amazon distribution warehouse in Redlands on Friday morning, fire officials said.
Amazon is planning another big shopping event apart from Prime Day to help jump-start summer sale.
Amazon will convert 125,000 of the 175,000 temporary roles hired since March to permanent jobs if employees would like to stay at Amazon long term.
The two-day shopping event is typically held in July, but keeping up with demand amid COVID-19 has led to the delay, according to a report.
The employee had worked out of an Amazon distribution center and died on April 9.
Tim Bray said he could no longer be an Amazon VP.
According a report from The Intercept, the employees will call in sick or walk off the job during their lunch break.
“The Postal Service is a joke because they’re handing out packages for Amazon and other internet companies and every time they bring a package, they lose money on it,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office, according to the Associated Press.
A group called Amazon Employees for Climate Justice (AECJ) is calling for a “virtual walk out” in response to the firings and conditions within Amazon workplaces.
Online retail giant Amazon is reportedly trying to get customers to buy fewer items on its site as it struggles to keep up with demand during the coronavirus pandemic.
Amazon has announced that it plans to hire an additional 75,000 workers as well as raise the hourly wage due to the surging demand created by the COVID-19 crisis.
Amazon is limiting sales of N95 masks and other key medical supplies to hospitals and government organizations, and the company has eliminated referral fees so that it does not make a profit when distributing such supplies.