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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

Microsoft and Walgreens Team Up to Fight a Common Rival

The splashy multiyear deal enables both companies to compete with Amazon.com and continues the integration of the tech and health care industries......»»

Category: topSource: barrons18 hr. 15 min. ago

Nestlé signs lease for U.S. coffee headquarters in Seattle after Starbucks deal

The Switzerland-based food and beverage company – set to get 500 Starbucks employees in the deal – is opening its U.S. coffee headquarters in Seattle. Nestlé has also opened a Seattle office dedicated to Amazon......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 4th, 2019

Building workers union all in for Amazon"s arrival

A major union announced its support for Amazon's Queens headquarters Wednesday after securing a deal for organized labor to handle security and maintenance in the proposed complex. Building service... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 23rd, 2018

On the Heels of Amazon Killing a Seattle Head Tax, Paul Allen Gives $30 Million for a New Housing Complex

Half its units will be reserved for short-term and long-term occupancy by homeless families. In Seattle’s superheated real-estate climate, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and the city’s governm.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 18th, 2018

On the Heels of Amazon Killing Seattle Head Tax, Paul Allen Gives $30 Million for a New Housing Complex

Microsoft co-founder gives $30 million for new homeless/low-income housing complex after Amazon kills Seattle employee head tax. In Seattle’s superheated real-estate climate, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and the city’s governm.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 18th, 2018

Seattle Startups Created by Former Amazon Staff Shows What May Await an HQ2 Region

Travel software company Wanderlust Society was launched in Seattle by ex-Amazon employees, from left, Sean Vegeler, Jeff Topham, Andrej Gregov and Jana Kleitsch.Photo provided by the Wanderlust.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytAug 27th, 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