How Amazon, Starbucks and other companies fight unions | Robert Reich
Big corporations are fighting dirty to keep their workers from organizing – and they’re still losing. What if they fought by the rules?
Amazon tops a list of companies to ditch in support of immigrants’ human rights | Opinion
Sure, it’s convenient. But is it worth the cost to our humanity?
Proposed Amazon distribution center at odds with Lawrenceville’s pedestrian-friendly neighborhood
Although the company has not shared specific details about its exact plans, some believe that Amazon’s usage plans could require permits or zoning approvals, which in turn would require public hearings where community members would be able to voice their opinions.
House lawmakers still have questions about Pennsylvania’s Amazon incentives package
Pennsylvania didn’t land Amazon’s much-coveted second headquarters, but lawmakers still have questions about the $4.5 billion incentive deal state officials put together. Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin faced questions from Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, on the state’s fiscal goodie bag for the online retail giant during a House Appropriations Committee hearing […]
Amazon is pulling out of New York, won’t reopen HQ2 search
Amazon announced Thursday it will not open a corporate campus in New York City, after state lawmakers tried to block billions in subsidies to the tech behemoth. The company chose Long Island City in Queens and part of Northern Virginia as the winners of its HQ2 competition. Pennsylvania’s largest cities, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, were finalists. […]