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Amazon warehouse workers suffer serious injuries at twice the rate of rivals, study finds

In this articleAMZNAn Amazon warehouseGetty ImagesAmazon warehouse workers in the U.S. suffered serious injuries at twice the rate of rival companies in 2021, according to a new study.There were 6.8 serious injuries for every 100 Amazon warehouse worke...

Amazon illegally interfered in Alabama warehouse vote, union alleges

In this articleAMZNAn RWDSU union rep holds a sign outside the Amazon fulfillment warehouse at the center of a unionization drive on March 29, 2021 in Bessemer, Alabama.Elijah Nouvelage | Getty ImagesAmazon illegally interfered in a recent union electi...

Morgan Stanley explains how unions could affect Amazon’s bottom line

In this articleAMZNWorkers and supporters hold signs after filing a petition requesting an election to form a union outside the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regional office in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021.Gabby Jo...

House launches investigation into Amazon’s handling of deadly warehouse collapse

In this articleAMZNAmazon truck cabs are seen outside a damaged Amazon Distribution Center on December 11, 2021 in Edwardsville, Illinois. According to reports, the Distribution Center was struck by a tornado Friday night.Michael B. Thomas | Getty Imag...

Amazon workers in Alabama reject union for second time, but challenged ballots remain

Union supporters at Amazon's warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, on Thursday appeared headed toward defeat for a second time. However, with hundreds of contested ballots at play, the election results are still too close to call.Of the 2,375 ballots cast, t...

Amazon union drive in Alabama sees 39% voter turnout

Workers and supporters hold signs after filing a petition requesting an election to form a union outside the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regional office in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021.Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | G...

Amazon faces another high-stakes union election as vote kicks off in Staten Island

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.Brendan Mcdermid | ReutersOn Friday afternoon, a stream of Amazon workers exited a spraw...

Uber stock jumps on deal to offer New York City taxi rides in app

In this articleUBERNew York City yellow taxi cabsGetty ImagesUber has reached an agreement to list New York City taxis on its app.Two taxi-hailing apps, operated by Curb and Creative Mobile Technologies, will integrate their software with Uber, allowin...

MacKenzie Scott donates $3.8 billion to 465 organizations

In this articleAMZNMackenzie ScottKevork Djansezian | Getty ImagesBillionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced Wednesday that she has given away more than $3.8 billion to 465 organizations.Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, wrote in a...

Amazon workers at a second Staten Island warehouse will vote to unionize in April

In this articleAMZNAn Amazon worker holds a sign at the Amazon building during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the Staten Island borough of New York City, March 30, 2020.Jeenah Moon | ReutersAmazon workers at a second warehouse o...

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