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Jeff Bezos is obsessed with a common Amazon warehouse injury

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An employee looks for items in one of the corridors at an Amazon warehouse. Carlos Jasso | Reuters In his final letter to shareholders, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos urged a deep dive into musculoskeletal disorders, which account for about 40%......

Amazon Workers Appear to Defeat Union Drive at Alabama Warehouse

New York Times
Amazon appeared to beat back the most significant labor drive in its history on Friday, when an initial tally showed that workers at its giant warehouse in Alabama had voted decisively against forming a union. Workers cast at least 1,608 votes against a union, giving Amazon enough to defeat the......

Amazon Appears to Defeat Union Drive at Alabama Warehouse

New York Times
Amazon appeared to beat back the most significant labor drive in its history on Friday, when an initial tally showed that workers at its giant warehouse in Alabama had voted decisively against forming a union. Workers cast at least 1,608 votes against a union, giving Amazon enough to defeat the......

Amazon leads in early counting of union election at Alabama warehouse

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Counting began on Thursday in the unionization vote for workers at Amazon’s warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, the culmination of months of a hard-fought effort to organize one of the e-commerce giant’s U.S. facilities for the first time. As of early......

Person Working In An Amazon Warehouse Shares What His Day Looks Like Hour-By-Hour And People Are Saying This Is Modern Day Slavery

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Working at Amazon and the sometimes inhumane ways the company treats its employees has been on a lot of people’s minds lately. Just yesterday, We published an article about entrepreneur Dan Price’s insights about how Amazon exploits the people that work for it. However, this story isn’t about Price. It’s......

Wisconsin food warehouse worker kills 2 co-workers

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Oconomowoc, Wis. – A worker at a supermarket distribution center near Milwaukee shot and killed two co-workers, a union official said Wednesday. The shootings happened Tuesday night in different locations inside the Roundy’s distribution center in Oconomowoc, about 30......

Gap to invest $140 million to build Texas warehouse as online sales swell

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A pedestrian walks by the closed GAP flagship store on August 18, 2020 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Gap said Wednesday it will invest $140 million to construct a distribution center in Longview, Texas, as part of its effort to double its online business over the......

European warehouse demand surges as e-commerce giants like Amazon and Alibaba snap up space

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Staff make their way around the aisles collecting items before sending them to the on-site dispatch hall to be packaged inside one of Britain’s largest Amazon warehouses in Dunfermline, Fife. Jane Barlow | PA Images | Getty Images BEIJING — Big investors are pouring money into warehouses in Europe as......

6,000 Amazon warehouse workers will hold union vote in Alabama on Feb. 8

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Amazon fulfillment center warehouse. Getty Images Amazon warehouse workers at an Alabama warehouse can begin voting by mail in early February on whether to form a union, a National Labor Relations Board hearing officer ruled Friday. The ruling kicks off......

Filter Restaurant to Bring High-Energy Dining and Nightlife to the Warehouse District in Spring

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click to enlarge If you’re a seafood lover, the name Kyler Smith likely rings a bell. In just two short years, Smith has propelled his Sauce Boiling Seafood Express concept from a single location in University Heights to one that will boast five locations by mid-2021, extending from downtown Cleveland......

Amazon Workers Near Vote on Joining Union at Alabama Warehouse

New York Times
Thousands of workers at an Amazon warehouse near Birmingham, Ala., moved closer this week to holding a vote on whether to form a union, a milestone at the nation’s fastest growing large employer and a coup for organized labor, which has tried for years to make inroads at the e-commerce......

Inside the warehouse containing some of the nation’s most critical supplies and vaccines

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The Strategic National Stockpile dates back to 1999, when fears of a bioterrorism attack coinciding with the Y2K computer switch were front and center, and serves as the country’s repository of emergency medical countermeasures. But hit with a global......

NLRB investigation finds Amazon illegally discharged warehouse worker

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: The Amazon logo is seen outside its JFK8 distribution center in Staten Island, New York, U.S. November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. (Reuters) – A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) investigation has found merit to a complaint that said Amazon.com Inc illegally discharged a protesting warehouse worker in New......

Amazon asks U.S. to include warehouse, grocery staff in vaccine rollout

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FILE PHOTO: The Amazon logo is seen outside its JFK8 distribution center in Staten Island, New York, U.S. November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday asked the U.S. government to prioritize essential workers including its warehouse, grocery store and data center staff for receipt of the......

Spanish police rescue 21 ‘exploited’ migrant workers from warehouse

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In a statement (in Spanish), authorities said the migrants had been forced to work long days in poor conditions and were paid only two euros (£1.80; $2.40) per hour. BBC – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here......

Amazon workers at German warehouse to strike again

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FILE PHOTO: The Amazon logo is pictured outside the company’s JFK8 distribution center in Staten Island, New York, U.S. November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo BERLIN (Reuters) – Trade union Verdi on Sunday called on workers at a German Amazon warehouse to strike for the second time in a week......

Future Proof Your Warehouse Now by Making the Move to Honeywell’s CK65 Mobile Computer

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   Future Proof Your Warehouse  ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Oct. 21, 2020 – — The time to future proof your warehouse is now. Take advantage of limited-time, stackable promos on Honeywell’s CK65 mobile computer. Not only is the CK65 the most rugged in its class, the handheld mobile computer boasts the......

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