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The True Price of Great Holiday Deals

Robert Reich | Posted 02.01.2014 | Business
Robert Reich

Some manufacturing is coming back to America, to be sure, but not the assembly line jobs that used to be the core of manufacturing employment. Computerized machine tools and robots are doing an increasing portion of the work -- which is why many companies can afford to bring their factories back here. Get it? Technology and globalization are driving the good deals American consumers are getting this holiday season. But the same forces are keeping wages down, and are even on the verge of eliminating many of the low-wage retail and related service jobs many Americans now need to make ends meet. To put it another way, American consumers getting great shopping deals are also American workers on the losing end of those same deals.

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's Holiday Hiring Spree

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Online retail giant Amazon.com Inc said it will hire more than 50,000 seasonal employees at its fulfillment centers across the United Stat...

Hiring Vets: Amazon Does It Right

Andrew Lubin | Posted 02.25.2012 | Impact
Andrew Lubin

Amazon recently announced they intended to hire multiple thousands of veterans in 2012 for both permanent and temporary positions ranging from IT to finance, retail, and into their fulfillment center network.

Amazon Tries To Entice California To Drop Controversial Tax

Posted 11.02.2011 | Technology

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has proposed a hiring spree of 7,000 jobs in California if state leaders put a recentl...

Amazon To Hire Thousands For Holiday Jobs

DailyFinance | SARAH WEINMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The economy may not be recovering fast enough in what's been a tumultuous election year, but Amazon (AMZN), like other retail competitors, is on a hir...