Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tag: Amazon

On Black Friday, Amazon workers in 40+ countries strike and protest...

"We have to make Amazon pay all its workers a decent wage in dignified workplaces and for its environmental damage."

‘Great day for labor’: NLRB rejects Amazon attempt to overturn union...

"This was an outrageous union-busting campaign by Amazon and we're demanding the company come to the table to bargain," said an attorney for the Amazon Labor Union.

Amazon announces plan to adopt green hydrogen to decarbonize operations

Amazon signed an agreement with Plug Power to "supply 10,950 tons per year of green hydrogen," which will replace grey hydrogen, diesel and other fossil fuels.

Report warns taxpayer money is fueling ‘pandemic greed grab’ by US...

Amazon, which has reported $10.3 billion in recent federal contracts, paid CEO Andy Jassy 6,474 times more than it paid its median worker last year.

Amazon, Starbucks and the sparking of a new American union movement

Media interest in the campaigns at Starbucks and Amazon suggests the American public may finally be paying attention.

Amazon workers’ astounding win, and how corporate America is trying to...

Let’s hope it marks the beginning of a renewal of worker power in America.

Amazon workers in Staten Island clinch a historic victory

The ALU clinched a decisive victory today, winning by a wide margin to create the first unionized workplace in Amazon’s extensive network of fulfillment, delivery, and sortation centers across the U.S.

Sanders vows ‘strong solidarity’ for multi-state Amazon worker walkout

"If Jeff Bezos can afford a $500 million yacht, a $23 million mansion with 25 bathrooms, and a rocket ship to blast a comedian to outer space, you know what?" said the U.S. senator. "Amazon can afford to give its employees a $3 raise."

Red Rocks rejects biometrics for event entry

The event venue located in Colorado announced it will abandon palm scanning for event entry and will ban all biometric surveillance at its events.

Study warns of ‘profound’ consequences as Amazon nears ‘tipping point’

New research reveals lost rainforest resiliency imperils biodiversity, carbon storage, and the climate "at a global scale."

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Greta Thunberg joins 630+ young people in landmark climate lawsuit against Sweden

"The Swedish state fails to meet the constitutional requirement to promote sustainable development leading to a good environment for present and future generations," said the plaintiffs.

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