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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

First look: Wild Ginger’s second Seattle restaurant opens soon in Amazon"s HQ campus (Photos)

The new location caters to Amazon.com employees with a larger, more prominent bar and a special to-go lunch menu coming soon......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 13th, 2018

Amazon plans to open health clinics for Seattle employees

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Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 9th, 2018

Amazon plans to open health clinics for Seattle employees

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Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 9th, 2018

Amazon explores opening primary-care clinics in Seattle to serve employees: CNBC

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 9th, 2018

Amazon Wants to Hire 237 People to Work From Home

The online retailer is adding remote jobs to its workforce to supplement its already massive team. Seattle-based Amazon is looking to add more than 200 employees to it's 575,000-person workforce. The work-from-home op.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 8th, 2018

Money Fuels a Fight to Overturn Anti-Union Law in Missouri

Unions are outspending opponents in a bid to defeat a right-to-work law in Missouri ahead of a referendum that will serve as a barometer of popular support for organized labor......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 6th, 2018

Amazon made an important investment in Seattle, and it highlights a key issue for HQ2 (AMZN)

AP/Elaine Thompson Amazon made a $1.5 million investment in bus infrastructure in Seattle. The investment will increase bus frequency on some routes that Amazon employees use to get to work. Public transit has been a big.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 30th, 2018

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

David Paul Morris/Getty Images This week, the S.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 19th, 2018

Retail Wars: Walmart Patents Audio Surveillance Device To Monitor Employees

The fight: Walmart versus Amazon.  It is a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 13th, 2018

Amazon Is Looking For Startups Around the U.S. to Help Deliver Its Packages

Entrepreneurs can lease blue vans with the Amazon logo, buy drivers' uniforms and get support to grow their business (SEATTLE) — Your Amazon packages, which usually s.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJun 28th, 2018

Google"s internal rebellion over military contracts reportedly began when 9 engineers mutinied over a mysterious technology (GOOG, GOOGL)

  Greg Sandoval/Sundar Pichai  See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: How a tiny camera startup is taking on Amazon and GoogleSee Also:Amazon won a major battle in Seattle, but a Big Tech 'head.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 21st, 2018

Cupertino Council Decides Against Putting "Apple Tax" on November Ballot

Pictured: Apple headquarters at One Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA. Just a week after Seattle leaders hastily repealed an employee "head tax" on Amazon and other large companies, Apple's Silicon Valley .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 20th, 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