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Amazon Workers Defeat Union Effort in Alabama

The company’s decisive victory deals a crushing blow to organized labor, which had hoped the time was ripe to start making inroads. Amazon workers at a giant warehouse in Alabama voted decisively against forming a union on Friday, squashing the most significant organizing drive in the internet giant’s history and dealing a crushing blow to […]

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Workers at Amazon warehouse in Alabama reject unionization, a major win for the e-commerce giant

SEATTLE — Amazon workers in Alabama on Friday rejected unionization, a major victory for the e-commerce giant in a high-profile, high-stakes battle that will have ripple effects across the nation for workers and the labor movement. Amazon, the second largest private employer in the U.S. behind Walmart, has successfully staved on attempts to unionize at […]

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Amazon launches ML-powered maintenance tool Lookout for Equipment in general availability

Join GamesBeat Summit 2021 this April 28-29. Register for a free or VIP pass today. Amazon today announced the general availability of Lookout for Equipment, a service that uses machine learning to help customers perform maintenance on equipment in their facilities. Launched in preview last year during Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent 2020, Lookout for […]

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How Amazon Crushes Unions

RICHMOND, Va. — Five years ago, Amazon was compelled to post a “notice to employees” on the break-room walls of a warehouse in east-central Virginia. The notice was printed simply, in just two colors, and crammed with words. But for any worker who bothered to look closely, it was a remarkable declaration. Amazon listed 22 […]