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U.S. Top Court Rules No Worker Pay For Security Screening

Reuters | Posted 02.08.2015 | Politics

(Adds reaction from plaintiffs' lawyer and Amazon, paragraphs 4-5) By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Dec 9 (Reuters) - The...

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...

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...

Nightmare Before Christmas

AP | Posted 02.15.2014 | Business

BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of workers at Amazon.com in Germany have walked off the job in an effort to put pressure on the American online retailer in t...

Amazon May Have A Big Problem Come Christmas

Reuters | Posted 12.06.2013 | Business

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Workers at Amazon.com's German operations could strike during the Christmas holiday season in a dispute over pay that has been r...

Amazon's Big Hiring Announcement

AP | Posted 09.28.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Amazon.com Inc. says it is adding 7,000 jobs in 13 states, beefing up staff at the warehouses where it fills orders, and in its custo...

Amazon Workers Strike

AP | Posted 07.27.2013 | Business

BERLIN (AP) — Amazon's German workers are staging a short-term strike in a push for higher wages. The ver.di union said Monday employ...

Amazon Workers Say Bosses Intimidated Them With Neo-Nazi Garb

AP | Posted 04.16.2013 | Business

BERLIN — Online retailer Amazon said Thursday it will investigate reports that temporary staff at its logistics centers in Germany were subjecte...

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,...

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...