The share of Americans represented by unions has fallen by nearly 50% since 1983, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Amazon stirred up controversy last week with its bold tweets to US lawmakers including Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
Sanders has plans to visit Alabama to meet with Amazon workers in the final days of a vote to unionize at Amazon's Bessemer fulfillment center.
The health clinics are not open to the public - they are intended to serve Amazon employees and their families.
Amazon is allowing employees with roles that can be done remotely to work from home through January 8, the company said on Wednesday. The extension comes has coronavirus cases have accelerated in the US after states have begun re-opening their economies. At the same time, the pandemic has prompted some […]
Amazon is launching 20 healthcare clinics in five US cities as part of a pilot program for warehouse workers and their families. The first is now open in Dallas-Fort Worth, and the rest will roll out in Phoenix, Louisville, Detroit, and California’s San Bernardino-Moreno Valley area in the few months, […]
Nearly 8,000 employees have signed an open letter asking Amazon to commit to become a climate-change leader instead of a climate change contributor. They expected to present their ideas directly to their boss, CEO Jeff Bezos, at the company’s annual shareholder’s conference where he was scheduled to appear. But when […]
It’s possible for some Amazon employees tasked with listening to Alexa commands to access a customer’s home address, says a new report from Bloomberg. Workers with access to an Alexa user’s geographic coordinates can use that data to find a specific address via third-party mapping services like Google Maps, according […]
Amazon‘s hiring process isn’t just about candidates interacting with hiring managers. VP of worldwide people operations Ardine Williams told Business Insider that each interview panel also includes a person known as a “bar-raiser.” The bar-raiser’s purpose is to hold the panel accountable and ensure that all candidates are a good […]
Amazon has a specific philosophy when it comes to filling corporate job openings. It’s spelled out in a 1998 letter from CEO Jeff Bezos, in which he called hiring talented people “the single most important element” of guaranteeing Amazon’s success. He told employees to always consider three questions before hiring […]
Amazon had a workforce of over 500,000 people as of March. Brittany Stanton is one of those employees. Stanton, a renewable-energy manager, is based in the online retail giant’s Seattle headquarters. Business Insider spoke with her about what it’s like to work at Amazon. Brittany Stanton knew right away that […]
Amazon's workforce is now larger than the...