Amazon-owned Whole Foods is quietly tracking its employees with a heat map tool that ranks which stores are most at risk of unionizing

Whole Foods is keeping an eye on stores at risk of unionizing through an interactive heat map, according to five people with knowledge of the matter and internal documents viewed by Business Insider. The heat map is powered by an elaborate scoring system, which assigns a rating to each of [...]

2020-04-20T17:04:27+00:00April 20th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Instacart, Amazon employees strike over COVID-19, Macy’s furloughs employees, and Google thanks health care workers in video

Google recently published a video thanking health care workers for fighting the spread of COVID-19. The video, which has been watched nearly six million times in less than two days, is accompanied by this message: As the world faces an unprecedented health crisis, we thank the entire healthcare community for [...]

2020-03-31T15:45:37+00:00March 31st, 2020|Tags: , , , |

New York Attorney General threatens Amazon with legal action after firing of worker who led strike over coronavirus precautions

The New York attorney general Letitia James is considering legal action against Amazon after it fired one of its warehouse workers in Staten Island who had organized a protest calling for greater protections for staff amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. Chris Smalls and other workers at the warehouse, which is [...]

2020-03-31T15:16:15+00:00March 31st, 2020|Tags: , , |