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Fight continues for Amazon employees who organized to support Seattle head tax

Software engineers, graphic designers and project managers inside Amazon sent a proposal to support the head tax to top executives......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2018

Amazon's fight with Seattle over head tax foreshadows battles to come in other cities

If Seattle's bitter public fight with Amazon over a new tax on employees is a sign of the future for cities vying to become the company's next headquarters, there's a take-hom.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 16th, 2018

Seattle leaders vote to repeal "head tax" weeks after enactment

Seattle's city council, facing stiff opposition from big business, voted on Tuesday to repeal a "head tax" introduced as a way to fight a housing crisis which had hit the city's largest companies, including Amazon.com......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 12th, 2018

Amazon moves 130-person support unit to Phoenix

Amazon.com is moving a team that supported delivery drivers from its Seattle headquarters in South Lake Union to Phoenix. Amazon confirmed the move to the Seattle Times, which reported that many of the team's 130 employees were part-time workers who s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 29th, 2018

Head tax sends waves down the West Coast as the fight continues in Seattle

Business leaders are fighting Seattle’s new head tax, collecting signatures to send the measure to the ballot. Meanwhile, Tacoma and Bellevue see opportunity......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 25th, 2018

After losing fight to levy 'Amazon tax,' Seattle is back to square one on helping homeless - USA TODAY

USA TODAYAfter losing fight to levy 'Amazon tax,' Seattle is back to square one on helping homelessUSA TODAYAmazon and other businesses sq.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 17th, 2018

Amazon won a major battle in Seattle, but a Big Tech "head tax" could still happen for Apple and Google

This week, the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 17th, 2018

After losing fight to levy 'Amazon tax,' Seattle is back to square one on helping homeless

Amazon and other businesses squelched a Seattle tax to fund homeless services, leaving the city with no clear path forward to deal with the crisis. Many.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 17th, 2018

Will Amazon"s effort to kill Seattle tax spook other cities?

A tax on large companies like Amazon that was meant to fight a growing homelessness crisis got rolled back during a raucous Seattle City Council meeting. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Will Amazon"s effort to kill Seattle tax spook other cities?

A tax on large companies like Amazon that was meant to fight a growing homelessness crisis got rolled back during a raucous Seattle City Council meeting. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Seattle City Council repeals head tax after businesses rise up

Amazon.com applauded the decision, while the No Tax on Jobs campaign said it will now work to find a regional solution to homelessness......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2018

Seattle Backpedals On Homeless Housing Tax After Amazon, Starbucks Protest

The Seattle City Council voted 7-2 on Tuesday to repeal a "head tax" on the city's largest companies - less than a month after the legislature approved the tax of $275 per employee for local companies that gross a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 13th, 2018

Seattle Officially Repeals "Head Tax" Following Raucous Special Meeting

Pictured: Amazon's Seattle headquarters campus. Courtesy: Amazon The Seattle City Council voted 7-2 today to repeal its employee tax on large employers to fund affordable housing and services for .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 12th, 2018

Updated: Seattle Officially Repeals "Head Tax" Following Raucous Special Meeting

Pictured: Amazon's Seattle headquarters campus. Courtesy: Amazon The Seattle City Council voted 7-2 to repeal its employee tax on large employers to fund affordable housing and services for the hom.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 12th, 2018

Seattle Officially Repeal "Head Tax" Following Raucous Special Meeting

Pictured: Amazon's Seattle headquarters campus. Courtesy: Amazon The Seattle City Council voted 7-2 to repeal its employee tax on large employers to fund affordable housing and services for the homeles.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 12th, 2018

Seattle repeals ‘head tax’ after backlash from Amazon, Starbucks

Originally passed on May 14, the measure required large companies to contribute $275 per employee annually toward efforts to combat homelessness......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 12th, 2018

Seattle City Council repeals head tax after pressure from Amazon

Councilmembers voted as the crowd chanted opposition of repeal at City Hall......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2018

Amazon Just Killed a Tax That Helps Homeless People

Amazon objected to a Seattle tax on its employees designed to help a homeless crisis in a region where 169 died on the streets last year. Amazon’s threat to stall its growth in Seattle over a new business tax that would fund homeless shel.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 12th, 2018

Under pressure from Amazon and Starbucks, Seattle City Council meets to consider repeal of head tax

Businesses persuade the City Council to meet Tuesday in an effort to reverse course on the tax on large employers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 12th, 2018

Seattle Leaders Poised to Scrap "Head Tax" After Business Backlash

Pictured: Amazon's Seattle headquarters campus. Courtesy: Amazon The Seattle City Council is set to consider repealing a "head tax" on large employers aimed at funding affordable housing and services .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJun 12th, 2018

Seattle may pull ‘head tax’ after Amazon, Starbucks cry foul

The repeal effort is underway despite the tax’s unanimous passage on May 14......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 11th, 2018