Amazon must ‘do a better job’ for its workers, says Jeff Bezos

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon needs to “do a better job” for its employees, Jeff Bezos told shareholders in his final letter as chief executive of the online giant, but he also pushed Läs mer…

Amazon’s warehouse boom linked to health hazards in America’s most polluted region

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter Amazon has dramatically expanded its warehouses in southern California in the past year, part of an effort to speed up deliveries Läs mer…

Amazon Echo Dot (4th gen) review: Alexa’s new small budget ball

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon’s fourth-generation Echo Dot has evolved from its predecessors’ puck-like appearance into a small ball, shaking up the idea of what a small smart speaker can look like. The Läs mer…

Amazon workers in Alabama vote against forming company’s first union

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon has won a victory in its hard-fought campaign to stop workers at an Alabama warehouse forming the company’s first union, in a tough blow for the US labor Läs mer…

Convenience has a human cost. So I am quitting Amazon Prime | Arwa Mahdawi

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Oral hygiene chews for petite dogs. Space-saving storage bags. Disposable face masks. High-protein small-breed dry dog food. Non-drowsy antihistamine. Behold my recent Amazon purchases! As you can see, I Läs mer…

Amazon apology to Democrat includes admission drivers urinate in bottles

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon has apologized to the congressman Mark Pocan, admitting to scoring an “own goal” in its initial denial of his suggestion its drivers were sometimes forced to urinate in Läs mer…

How past tech floats fared, and upcoming IPOs in London

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon listed on the Nasdaq at $18 a share with a market value of $438m in 1997, when it was just an online bookseller, with 256 employees. The share Läs mer…

'The fuse has been lit': union leaders hope Amazon effort will boost support across US

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Counting is currently under way for the historic union election at Amazon’s warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, and union organizers and leaders throughout the labor movement are hoping the effort Läs mer…

'Fake' Twitter users rush to Amazon's defence over unions and working conditions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter A surge of “fake” Twitter accounts have emerged to defend Amazon and push back against criticism of working conditions at the Läs mer…

In Trumpian move, Jeff Bezos reportedly orders Amazon chiefs to hit back at critics

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Say what you will about the relative merits of the continued existence of Amazon, the humble online bookstore that might end up being the last company in the world Läs mer…

‘There’s momentum to win’: union fight enters final stretch for Alabama Amazon workers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; With mail-in ballots due this Monday, federal officials will soon begin tallying the votes in what has been the most closely watched unionization drive in the US in years Läs mer…

Leaked memo shows Amazon knows delivery drivers resort to urinating in bottles

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon caused an uproar on Thursday when it denied reports that its delivery workers have been forced to urinate in bottles due to lack of access to bathrooms, but Läs mer…

Amazon’s denial of workers peeing in bottles sparks questions and backlash

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; To paraphrase one of the most iconic tweets of the past 10 years, Amazon’s recent denial about employees not being forced to urinate in bottles at work has people Läs mer…