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The Atlantic: Ruthless quotas at Amazon are maiming employees

Is Amazon so hell-bent on meeting quotas that its practices are liter.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 2nd, 2019

Ruthless quotas at Amazon are permanently maiming employees

This holiday season, Amazon will move millions of packages at dizzying speed. Internal injury reports suggest all that convenience is coming at the expense of worker safety......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 25th, 2019

Ruthless quotas at Amazon are permanently maiming employees

This holiday season, Amazon will move millions of packages at dizzying speed. Internal injury reports suggest all that convenience is coming at the expense of worker safety......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 25th, 2019

A man has died after a shooting at an Amazon staffing contractor in Arizona, according to local reports

Google A man was shot and killed Monday in the Glendale, Arizona office of Integrity Staffing Solutions, an Amazon contractor that places employees in.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 9th, 2019

Amazon Signs New Lease for Large New York City Office Space, Renewing Debate Over Tax Breaks

Amazon said the new office will house more than 1,500 employees (NEW YORK) — Amazon has signed a lease for a new office space in Manhattan that will house more than 1,500 employees, less than a y.....»»

Category: topSource: timeDec 7th, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls out Trump after news that Amazon plans to hire 1,500 employees in New York City (AMZN)

Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Friday that Trump should focus more on getting .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 6th, 2019

Amazon employees will protest outside of Jeff Bezos" $80 million New York City penthouse on Cyber Monday (AMZN)

Getty/Andrew Lichtenstein A group Amazon warehouse employees, local activists, immigrants, and politicians will protest outside of Amazon CEO .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 2nd, 2019

Amazon warehouses have especially high rate of workplace injuries, Atlantic says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallNov 26th, 2019

Amazon switches to Fidelity for its 401(k) plan

Amazon is turning to Fidelity Investments to keep track of the billions of dollars in assets in the tech giant’s 401(k) plan for employees. The Seattle-based company (Nasdaq: AMZN) is booting Pennsylvania-based The Vanguard Group as its 401(k) recordk.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 22nd, 2019

The CEO of Amazon Web Services told employees that its cloud is ‘24 months ahead of Microsoft in functionality and maturity’ (MSFT, AMZN)

REUTERS/Mike Blake Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy reportedly told employees its.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 14th, 2019

This Week In Amazon: HQ2 First birthday edition

One year down and Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has some 200 employees at it the leased spaces that everyone has called "HQ2." Just 37,650 more employees with an average income of $150,000 a year to go to meet the highest job projections the tech fi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2019

ESPN reporters including Adam Schefter and Adrian Wojnarowski promote Disney Plus streaming service in eyebrow-raising tweets

Ric Tapia/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Disney launched its new streaming service Disney Plus on Tuesday, pitting the company against the likes of Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime. Several employees at ESPN, which is owned by Disney, tweeted out mess.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 12th, 2019

Amazon wrongly fired a worker and ‘blacklisted’ him for using medical marijuana, lawsuit alleges

Employees and employers are on tricky terrain when it comes to cannabis and the workplace......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 11th, 2019

5 Ways to Show Your Employees You"re Serious About Fighting Climate Change (Like Google and Amazon)

Since the global climate strike, tech companies are now faced with addressing the issue to attract and retain top talent......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 10th, 2019

Leaked emails show how Facebook wielded its control over user data to hobble rivals like YouTube, Twitter, and Amazon (FB)

Mandel Ngan/Getty Images Facebook employees regularly discussed how to make special exceptions to the company's policies on data-sharing in order to hobble its c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 6th, 2019

The Number One: FAANG companies’ employees donate most often to this presidential candidate

Here’s a look at the donations made in 2019 to seven top Democratic contenders and President Donald Trump by employees at Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Alphabet’s Google plus Microsoft......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 1st, 2019

Jeff Bezos makes surprise appearance at D.C. public school

Despite the presence of a dozen Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) employees, several reporters and the school's principal Monday morning, the 20 computer science students at Dunbar High School's coding class could only muster a halfhearted "good morning.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 21st, 2019

In the early days of Amazon, Jeff Bezos used to ask every candidate open-ended questions in their interviews — and their SAT scores

Photo by Paul Warner/WireImage In Amazon's early days, Jeff Bezos asked job candidates for their SAT scores, The Atlantic's Franklin Foer reported. Some researchers have found that SAT scores can predict a student's income and occupational achiev.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 20th, 2019

Former Amazon employee Tim Leslie says Leafly "will continue to grow"

Since he took the position of chief executive officer, Leafly has grown by more than 100 employees, moved to a new headquarters in Lower Queen Anne and opened offices in Texas and Washington, D.C......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2019

7 things to know today and McDonald"s to use Amazon"s Alexa to help find employees

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2019

Sacramento Amazon employees protesting labor conditions for part-time workers

Workers at a local Amazon.com Inc. warehouse are protesting the company's treatment of its part-time workers. Early Tuesday morning, employees formed a Facebook group called “Amazonians United, Sacramento,” which describes itself as an organi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2019