Amazon Posted Job To Monitor Employee’s Efforts To Unionize

By Aaron Holmes, Business Insider. -

In a now-deleted job listing posted this week, Amazon advertised that it's looking to hire an "intelligence analyst" tasked with duties including snooping on workers' unionization efforts and [...]

Amazon Workers Blocked Delivery Trucks For Hours

By Lauren Kaori Gurley, Vice. -

Amazon warehouse workers shut down deliveries at an Amazon Distribution Center in the San Francisco Bay Area for several hours on Saturday, demanding the company implement more safety measures to [...]

Amazon Taxed! Lessons Of The Tax Amazon Victory In Seattle

By Logan Swan, Socialist Alternative. -

The Tax Amazon movement and Seattle’s working class won a historic victory on Monday, July 6. Following a three year struggle against the richest man in the world – Jeff Bezos – and his political [...]

Amazon Labor Activism Goes International

By Hamilton Nolan, In These Times. -

Amazon worker organizing is going international. A new coalition of Amazon employee activists from Spain, France, German, Poland and America has announced itself with a list of demands for [...]

Longtime Amazon VP Explains Why He Quit Over Treatment Of Amazon Whistleblowers

May 1st was my last day as a VP and Distinguished Engineer at Amazon Web Services, after five years and five months of rewarding fun. I quit in dismay at Amazon firing whistleblowers who were [...]

Liberating Logistics: All Power To The Frontline Workers

By Dave Braneck, ROAR Magazine. -

This May Day, a broad coalition of workers from firms in the logistics sector ranging from Amazon and Walmart to Instacart and Wholefoods are staging a mass walkout. They are rising up on [...]

Across Class Lines: Amazon Tech Workers Join Warehouse Workers In Protests

By Bryce Covert, Progress.org. -

At first, Gerald Bryson didn’t take the coronavirus all that seriously. But then, people he knew started dying. “People I’ve known all my life, big healthy men three times my size, are dead,” he [...]

Amazon, Walmart, FedEx Workers Plan Walkout On Friday

By Kaelan Deese, The Hill. -

The Friday demonstrations will also request protective and cleaning equipment and full disclosure on the number of infected cases in company facilities. The protest would result in employees [...]

‘Protect Amazon Workers’ Mural Painted In Front Of CEO Jeff Bezos’ Home

By Shut Down DC, Popular Resistance -

On April 29, 2020, a team of activists with La ColectiVA and ShutDownDC painted a mural on the street in front of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ DC home. The mural read “PROTECT AMAZON WORKERS” in [...]

Fired Amazon Worker Chris Smalls: Support May Day Strikers

By Jaisal Noor, The Real News. -

Another reason why we out here tonight is because Amazon is targeting specific people. We are being told to stay six feet apart. However, that rule does not apply for everyone. We’ve seen [...]

Amazon Will Not Change Without A Union

By Hamilton Nolan, In These Times. -

Since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis, Jeff Bezos has gotten $24 billion richer. Amazon’s stock price has risen more than 40% since mid-March. This explosive creation of corporate wealth [...]

Amazon Workers Walk Out Over COVID-19 Outbreak

By Atwood Center, Facebook. -

Breaking: 50+ workers WALKED OUT at the Shakopee Amazon warehouse overnight after management revealed two more cases of COVID-19 and unjustly fired another worker leader. Faiza Osman has been [...]

Largest Strike Yet, Amazon Workers Call In Sick

By Julia Conley, Commondreams. -

Hundreds of Amazon workers from across the U.S. on Tuesday called in sick to demand better safety standards at the ecommerce giant's warehouses in the largest coordinated action at the company [...]

Amazon Fires Employees Who Spoke Out About COVID-19 And Climate Change

By Zoya Teirstein, Grist. -

Amazon is trying to establish itself as the most essential of essential businesses during the coronavirus outbreak. But the tech giant is struggling to keep a lid on internal turmoil, both at its [...]

Striking Employees Reveal Basic Economic Principle That Derails COVID-19 Fight

By Leigh Osofsky, The Conversation. -

A series of recent protests by the workers preparing and delivering our essential foods and other goods highlights a key risk to our ability to combat the coronavirus. Some employees at an [...]