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Amazon workers at warehouse near Albany file for union election

Workers and supporters hold signs after filing a petition requesting an election to form a union outside the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regional office in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon workers at a warehouse in …

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Amazon to raise seller fulfillment fees for the holidays

Amazon.com Inc. packages sit in front of a FedEx Corp. delivery truck in New York. Christopher Lee | Bloomberg | Getty Images In its latest effort to contend with soaring inflation, Amazon is planning to raise fulfillment fees during the holiday season, passing off some of its increased costs to …

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Amazon accuses FTC of harassing Bezos and Jassy in Prime investigation

Lina Khan, nominee for Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), speaks during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 21, 2021. Saul Loeb | Pool | Reuters Amazon accused the Federal Trade Commission of harassing executive chairman Jeff Bezos …

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Amazon workers walked out over pay, safety fears at California air hub

An Amazon-branded Boeing 767 freighter, nicknamed Amazon One, flies over Lake Washington during the Seattle Seafair Air Show on Aug. 5, 2016 in Seattle. Getty Images Amazon workers at the company’s largest air hub in California walked off the job earlier this week to demand higher pay and safety improvements. …

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Apple reportedly lays off contract recruiters

Apple CEO Tim Cook walks during Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, June 6, 2022. Peter Dasilva | Reuters Apple has laid off about 100 contract-based recruiters in the past week in an effort to slow hiring and spending, according to Bloomberg. The recruiters, who are responsible …

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Salman Rushdie’s books top Amazon’s bestseller lists after stabbing

British author Salman Rushdie poses behind some copies of his book “Joseph Anton” on October 1, 2012 in Berlin. Author Salman Rushdie’s “The Satanic Verses” topped several Amazon’s bestsellers lists on Tuesday, days after he sustained serious injuries in a stabbing at a lecture in New York. Johannes Eisele | …

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‘Forget the past three years’

Eugene Zhang, founding partner of Silicon Valley VC firm TSVC Spencer Greene, general partner of TSVC Courtesy: TSVC Eugene Zhang, a veteran Silicon Valley investor, recalls the exact moment the market for young startups peaked this year. The firehose of money from venture capital firms, hedge funds and wealthy families …

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TikTok parent ByteDance acquires private hospital chain

TikTok logos are seen on smartphones in front of a displayed ByteDance logo in this illustration taken November 27, 2019. Dado Ruvic | Reuters TikTok parent-company ByteDance’s healthcare unit in China, Xiaohe Health, has acquired a high-end healthcare organization called Amcare Healthcare. Bloomberg said the deal is worth $1.5 billion. …

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Losses climb 50%, firm to exit Netherlands

A Deliveroo rider near Victoria station on March 31, 2021 in London, England. Dan Kitwood | Getty Images Losses at British meal delivery firm Deliveroo swelled in the first half of 2022 while revenue growth slowed dramatically, as the disappearance of pandemic restrictions and a rise in the cost of …

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Why Starbucks, Apple and Google are unionizing now for the first time

For decades, union membership has been on the decline. Yet in the last few months, workers have been organizing at a pace this country hasn’t seen since the Great Depression. Amazon has captured headlines for union drives at its warehouses, including a successful effort on New York’s Staten Island. But …

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