by Press and Media | on Feb 01, 2019

Amazon Will Oppose a Union at NYC HQ

In an effort to dampen down some of the opposition from New York City lawmakers over Amazon, Vice President Brian Huseman went before the City Council. At the hearing, Huseman was asked if Amazon...

by Daniel Hinton | on Nov 13, 2018

Could Amazon's Move to NYC Turn the Company Union?

Like millions of people and businesses around the world, Amazon is planning a move to Queens, New York. Unlike everyone else, however, Amazon is the world’s largest Internet retailer owned by...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 02, 2018

$15 Minimum Wage at Amazon

One of the largest and fastest growing companies in the world is increasing their minimum wage. This comes after workers began complaining about the low wages that were being paid by the richest man...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 27, 2018

Amazon Insults it's Union Consumers

Last fall, I was down in Florida visiting my cousin who was just finishing his career with the US Armed Forces. Florida in the fall, to all of us from the North, can be a scary place, politically....

by Labor Press | on Sep 12, 2018

With Amazon's Acquisition, Will Whole Foods Go Union?

According to a recent article in the WALL Street Journal, workers at Whole Foods Market in several locations are  considering joining the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union....

by Brian Young | on Jan 31, 2018

How Amazon Fulfillment Centers Fail to Deliver Jobs

Recently there has been a lot of news about the cities bidding on Amazon’s second headquarters. In their plans, cities are proposing tax cuts, and are touting their benefits with the hope that...

by Press and Media | on May 17, 2016

Why do we still use Amazon?

SEATTLE — In early April, Kellen Wadach, the general manager at Amazon’s warehouse in Middletown, Del., told hundreds of workers at the cavernous facility a troubling story about his...

by Workers Indepen... | on Mar 30, 2016

Amazon.com continues to break labor law

Managers at a major Amazon.com warehouse serving the Port of Los Angeles routinely broke U.S. labor laws, hurting both company employees and workers working for a subcontractor.That's the result...