Washington state regulators say Amazon’s workflow and pace injures warehouse workers

Washington state regulators say Amazon’s workflow and pace injures warehouse workers

(Amazon photo) Washington state regulators punished and admonished Amazon for relentlessly pressuring workers at its Dupont, Washington fulfillment center to result in workplace injuries. In addition, the company was cited …

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These startups are solving Amazon’s potty problem, helping delivery drivers find relief on the go

These startups are solving Amazon’s potty problem, helping delivery drivers find relief on the go

A depiction of the Throne bathroom interior for mobile workers. (Image above throne) Amazon recently got caught in an unexpected PR mess when company officials claimed its employees would never …

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Amazon’s one-day storage sale includes big savings on SanDisk’s 1TB microSD card

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‘Alexa, what is union busting?’ John Oliver lobs tough questions at Amazon’s AI on ‘Tonight Show’

‘Alexa, what is union busting?’ John Oliver lobs tough questions at Amazon’s AI on ‘Tonight Show’

During a hilarious game by Hey Robot on The Tonight Show earlier this week, comedian John Oliver posed a few timely and less funny questions on Amazon’s Alexa. Oliver, host …

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Inside Amazon’s ‘Labor Awakening’: Journalist Erika Hayasaki on her New York Times Magazine story

Inside Amazon’s ‘Labor Awakening’: Journalist Erika Hayasaki on her New York Times Magazine story

A delivery driver loads packages at an Amazon distribution facility. (Amazon photo) What happens when Amazon becomes an integral part of a community’s economy and culture? And what does the …

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Alexa-enabled printer, Amazon’s first product from Kickstarter-like program Build It, hits preorder goal

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Amazon Smart Sticky Note Printer (Amazon Image) Amazon on Wednesday announced Build It, a Kickstarter-like program that lets you pre-order potential products that the company will only build if it …

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Here’s the biggest challenge facing Amazon’s Andy Jassy — at least in the words of one partner

Here’s the biggest challenge facing Amazon’s Andy Jassy — at least in the words of one partner

Andy Jassy, ​​CEO of Amazon Web Services, speaks at re: Invent 2018. (GeekWire Photo) Andy Jassy will have big shoes to fill when he succeeds Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, …

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