Strikes and organizing efforts at high-profile companies have generated new enthusiasm for organized labor. But numbers tell a different story. Union membership is tied for the lowest level on record.
Federal labor officials found enough support among Amazon workers on Staten Island to pave the way for a union election. It could be the second union vote for Amazon this year.
The mailbox was a key reason why labor officials ruled to re-do a union election at Amazon's Alabama warehouse. For the re-vote, the mailbox got moved. The union wants it gone.
Under pressure to improve worker rights, Amazon has reached a settlement with the National Labor Relations Board to allow its employees to freely organize — and without retaliation.
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The company says its "network device issues" are resolved. Earlier, users were blocked from sites or apps connected to Amazon Web Services, including NPR, Netflix, Venmo and Disney+.
A federal labor official has ordered a revote in the biggest Amazon union election in the U.S. The agency found the company's anti-union tactics tainted the original vote that rejected unionizing.
Deforestation in the region rose 22% compared to the year prior, according to data released just days after Brazil made new global promises to combat environmental degradation.
Some 2,000 workers from four facilities have signed cards seeking an election to form a union, according to organizers.
Twitch says a breach took place Wednesday morning, but the company has not provided further details about what kind of information was released and how many users were affected.
Lawmakers urged the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to investigate in a letter signed by Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and 3 others.
Democratic lawmakers are pressing the e-commerce giant about what it's doing to stop its systems from recommending books and other products with falsehoods about the pandemic and vaccines.
A federal labor official found that Amazon's anti-union tactics may have tainted last spring's voting process sufficiently to scrap its results. Workers had rejected unionization more than 2-to-1.
Amazon, Delta and Capital One were among dozens of sites hit by the widespread outage. Content distribution network Akamai says the disruption was caused by a software configuration update.
Jeff Bezos gave $100 million each in "courage and civility awards" to CNN's Van Jones and chef José Andrés.