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Amazon Warehouse Workers In Alabama May Get 2nd Chance To Vote For Union : NPR

Signs reading “vote” hang outside the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., in March as workers wrapped up their seven-week mail-in election on whether to unionize. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Patrick T. Fallon/AFP/Getty Images Signs reading “vote” hang outside the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., in March as workers wrapped up their …

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Amazon Union Vote at Alabama Warehouse Should Be Redone, Official Says

A hearing officer of the National Labor Relations Board has recommended that the board throw out a union election at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., where results announced in early April showed workers rejecting a union by a more than two-to-one ratio. The union announced the recommendation on Monday, and Amazon quickly said it …

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Nooses, Anger and No Answers: Inside the Uproar Over a Future Amazon Site

Representatives for Amazon and the other companies involved say they have done everything they can, delaying construction twice, adding security and cameras at the site and putting up $100,000 in award money for anyone who can provide information about the nooses. Those are unusual steps, particularly for Amazon, which often avoids getting caught up in …

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Amazon Ends Use of Arbitration for Customer Disputes

In the Amazon Alexa cases, lawyers representing the customers turned this feature of the arbitration system to their advantage. By filing claims en masse, the strategy left Amazon with a large legal bill even before any cases had been resolved. Just to hire the arbitrator and to get the process started for a single claim …

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Amazon will investigate gender bias claims in its cloud division.

Amazon has hired a law firm to investigate claims of widespread gender discrimination in part of its cloud computing division, the company said in an email to employees late last week. The investigation is a response to a petition filed by a group of employees in Amazon Web Services’ Professional Services group, known as ProServ, …

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Andy Jassy To Replace Jeff Bezos As Amazon CEO At Critical Time : NPR

Jeff Bezos stepped down on as CEO of Amazon on Monday and is handing the reins to his longtime deputy Andy Jassy. John Locher/AP hide caption toggle caption John Locher/AP Jeff Bezos stepped down on as CEO of Amazon on Monday and is handing the reins to his longtime deputy Andy Jassy. John Locher/AP Jeff …

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Amazon Echo Dots Store a Wealth of Data—Even After a Reset

Like most Internet-of-things devices these days, Amazon’s Echo Dot gives users a way to perform a factory reset so that, as the corporate behemoth says, users can “remove any … personal content from the applicable device(s)” before selling or discarding them. But researchers have recently found that the digital bits that remain on these reset …

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