Biden To Unions: ‘Amazon, Here We Come’

By Dave Jamieson Source: HuffPost President Joe Biden acknowledged the historic labor victory at Amazon during a speech to union members and leaders on Wednesday, making what appeared to be a call to continue organizing the world’s largest online retailer. Biden was speaking to a conference of North America’s Building [...]

2022-04-11T14:40:47+00:00April 11th, 2022|Tags: , |

Amazon Explores Options After Workers At NY Facility Become Company’s First Unionized Warehouse

By Zak Failla Source: Greenburgh Daily Voice Workers from the JFK8 fulfillment center in Staten Island voted overwhelmingly to unionize, making history in becoming the first in the company’s history to successfully form a union. Now, Amazon is determining its next steps as they challenge the result of the vote, [...]

2022-04-06T15:24:49+00:00April 6th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Here’s How We Beat Amazon

By Anglika Maldonado Source: Jacobin Magazine After decades of union decline, Amazon workers in Staten Island have achieved the most important labor victory in the United States since the 1930s. Taking on and defeating Amazon would be a David versus Goliath story no matter who led the effort, but it is [...]

2022-04-04T22:32:02+00:00April 4th, 2022|Tags: , |

Amazon Opens Revolutionary Whole Foods With Technology That Could Make More Than 3 Million U.S. Jobs Obsolete

By Amanda Breen Source: The first Whole Foods utilizing cashierless technology opened its doors earlier this week, making register-free shopping a reality for customers at the 21,500-square-foot store located in Washington D.C., Axios reports. Amazon, the grocery chain's parent company, has been developing its "Just Walk Out" system, which [...]

2022-02-25T21:27:29+00:00February 25th, 2022|Tags: , , |
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