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Dave Jamieson

Clarence Thomas Suggests Amazon Warehouse Workers Should Unionize

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.09.2014 | Business

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court came down unanimously against a group of temporary workers in Amazon warehouses. The workers were required to under...

The Real Reason Amazon's Telling Us About Its Robots

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.02.2014 | Technology

A year ago, Jeff Bezos, Amazon's founder and CEO, took "60 Minutes" contributor Charlie Rose into a top-secret room at the company's Seattle campus an...

Dave Jamieson

Amazon Warehouse Workers Head To Supreme Court Over Unpaid Theft Screenings

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Anyone who's ever worked filling orders in an Amazon warehouse knows the drill: Once your shift is over, you must stand in line and wait...

These Amazon Warehouse Workers Smoke In Cages

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.26.2014 | Business

Say you're running a warehouse. You've got lots of valuable goodies inside, so you want to keep close tabs on your workers. But some of your workers n...

Dave Jamieson

Amazon Resorts To Wordplay To Keep Salaries Low

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.23.2014 | Business

Two thousand Amazon warehouse workers went on strike in Germany on Monday. As The New York Times explains, the German labor union Ver.di is trying to ...

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 Amazon.com Inc must pay workers for...

Amazon Reveals It Wants To Deploy Delivery Drones. No Joke.

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Amazon offering delivery on Sunday was only the beginning. In an interview with Charlie Rose on Sunday's episode of "60 Minutes," Amazon founde...

6 Things To Keep In Mind While Shopping On Amazon Black Friday

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 11.30.2013 | Technology

If you plan on looking for online deals this Black Friday -- and if 2013 is anything like 2012, more than 57 million Americans will -- you’ll likely...

Dave Jamieson

How Miserable Is It Working In An Amazon Warehouse?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Beach House Owning CEO's Company Fights Ex-Workers' Unemployment Claims

Posted 12.18.2012 | Business

The company responsible for staffing a Pennsylvania Amazon warehouse is fighting to keep some former workers from getting their unemployment benefits,...

PHOTOS: Amazon's Mega-Warehouses Boggle The Mind

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 12.05.2012 | Technology

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, there's a good chance you've scrolled through the virtual aisles for the world's largest online retail...

Matt Sledge

Amazon Tuition Reimbursement May Help Surprisingly Few Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.22.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- Seeking to blunt reports of poor working conditions in its warehouses, Amazon said on Monday that it would offer full-time employees up t...

Amazon Promises To Improve Working Conditions

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis and Alexander Eichler | Posted 05.25.2012 | Business

At Amazon, things are going to cool down a little. Jeff Bezos, CEO of the online retail giant, said at the annual shareholders meeting on Thursday ...

Warehouse Workers Allege Walmart Suppliers Understated Work Hours

Posted 03.05.2012 | Business

Ever wonder how Walmart gets the price of toilet paper so damn low? In part, it could be because the workers who distribute products are paid below mi...

Amazon Shares Plan To Spend $90 Million

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Amazon.Com Inc, which has been spending heavily on expansion, said it will spend more than $90 million to open a fulfillment center at Mid...

Country Approves Incentive Package For Amazon Warehouse

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- The Spartanburg County Council has unanimously voted to give an incentives package to a new Amazon.com Inc. warehouse in Spartanb...

The Secret Lives Of Amazon.com Employees: Long Hours, Long Walks, And Heavy Lifting (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

What goes on behind the scenes at a giant online retailer like Amazon.com? A job posting for openings at Amazon.com's largest "fulfillment center" in...