Amazon Warehouse Workers Reject Union Bid in Alabama

Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama handed the online retail giant a decisive victory when they voted against forming a union and cut off a path that labor activists had hoped would lead to similar efforts throughout the company and beyond. ...
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What Slowdown? Amazon Seeks To Hire 33,000 People

NEW YORK — Amazon is on a hiring spree. In the latest sign of how it's prospering while others are faltering during the pandemic, Amazon said Wednesday it is seeking to bring aboard 33,000 people for corpora...
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Amazon Wins FAA Approval To Deliver Packages by Drone

NEW YORK — Getting an Amazon packaged delivered from the sky is closer to becoming a reality. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it had granted Amazon approval to deliver packages by drones. Amazon said that the approval is an “important ste...

Mercedes Gets Big Electric Van Order From Amazon

BERLIN — Amazon says it's buying 1,800 electric delivery vans from Mercedes-Benz, the biggest such order for the German automaker to date. In announcing the order Friday, Mercedes said it would also join a c...
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Amazon’s Homeless Shelter Faces Seattle Crisis, Criticism

SEATTLE — A homeless shelter built on Amazon’s perfectly manicured urban Seattle campus is a major civic contribution that pushes the company to face the crisis and criticism in the hometown it has rapidly transformed. When Amazon's offices reopen post-pand...