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Amazon Warehouse Workers

This Union Boss Rubs Elbows With Royalty But Still Gets Snubbed By Walmart

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business

Amid all the talk of a new "industrial revolution" at the World Economic Forum last week, Philip Jennings saw plenty of old problems. The general secr...

Putting Off-the-Clock Work Back on the Clock?

Rebecca Smith | Posted 11.16.2015 | Business
Rebecca Smith

Why the discrepancy? Judges are tying themselves in knots over what constitutes "work," even as more and more employers are requiring workers to wait in line at the end of their shifts while a manager combs through their backpacks and handbags.

REPORT: Amazon Makes Temp Warehouse Workers Sign Strict Non-Compete Agreements

The Verge | Posted 03.26.2015 | Business

Amazon is the country’s largest and most sophisticated online retailer, but it still runs largely on manual labor. Scattered around the country are ...

Dave Jamieson

Amazon Warehouse Workers Barely Have Time To Eat Lunch: Lawsuit | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.08.2014 | Business

A new batch of Amazon warehouse workers sued the online retailer in federal court last week, claiming the company's workplace policies don't leave the...

Why Amazon Pays Some Workers Up To $5,000 To Quit

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 04.11.2014 | Business

Hate your job? Then quit. In fact, we'll pay you to quit. That's the philosophy at Amazon's warehouses, according to a new letter by company CEO J...

Amazon Warehouse Workers Take Their Fight To Supreme Court

Reuters | Carlyn Kolker | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear a case that could determine whether companies such as Inc must pay workers for...

Dave Jamieson

Who Really Pays For Your Super-Saver Shipping | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.19.2013 | Business

A growing number of warehouse workers are suing the online retail giant and its contractors for requiring them to undergo time-consuming an...

Dave Jamieson

How Miserable Is It Working In An Amazon Warehouse? | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

Whenever he clocked out after his 12-hour shift at an Amazon warehouse, Jesse Busk had one more critical task to perform before he could hop into his ...