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Business, Technology

Amazon Offers Pay-by-Palm at Some Whole Foods

Customers exit an Amazon Go store in Seattle Customers exit an Amazon Go store in Seattle. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

NEW YORK — Amazon is rolling out pay-by-palm technology at some Whole Foods grocery stores near its Seattle headquarters to make paying quicker and more convenient.

Joseph Pisani | Associated Press
April 21, 2021
Business, Logistics

Union Appeals Amazon Election Loss, Claiming Misconduct

An RWDSU supporter holds a sign outside of union headquarters in Birmingham, Ala. A Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union supporter holds a sign outside of the union headquarters in Birmingham, Ala. on March 26. (Andi Rice/Bloomberg News)

Accusing Amazon .com Inc. of misconduct, the retail union that lost a hotly contested election at the company’s Alabama warehouse has asked federal officials to set aside the results.

April 19, 2021
Business

Amazon Secures Enough Votes to Block Union Effort

Amazon warehouse A banner encourages workers to vote in labor balloting at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., on March 31. (Saul Martinez/Getty Images via Bloomberg News)

Amazon has secured enough votes to block a union effort at a warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., proving the might of the online shopping giant and cutting off a path that labor activists had hoped would lead to similar efforts throughout the company and beyond.

Joseph Pisani | Associated Press
April 9, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Amazon Violated Law in Firing Employee Activists, NLRB Says

A truck passes an Amazon.com warehouse on Staten Island A truck passes an Amazon.com Inc. warehouse in Staten Island, N.Y. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc. violated labor law when it fired two high-profile internal critics last year, the National Labor Relations Board’s prosecutors have found.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
April 5, 2021
Business, Logistics

Amazon to Sell Deliveroo Stake of Up to $148 Million in IPO

A Deliveroo food carrier cycles along Oxford Street in central London A Deliveroo food courier cycles along Oxford Street in central London. (Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc. could raise as much as $148 million (107 million pounds) by selling some of its stake in Deliveroo Holdings in the food-delivery startup’s London initial public offering.

Swetha Gopinath | Bloomberg News
March 23, 2021
Business, Safety, Logistics

Amazon Closes Canadian Facility Hit by COVID

Amazon Prime semi-trailers at a fulfillment center in Baltimore, Md. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News) Amazon Prime semi-trailers at a fulfillment center in Baltimore, Md. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc. has been ordered to close a facility outside Toronto for two weeks as public health officials worry about rising COVID-19 cases inside the complex.

March 12, 2021
Business, Logistics

Amazon Spends $131 Million for Stake in Cargo Airline ATSG

Amazon signage is displayed in front of a company warehouse in Staten Island In March 2020. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News) Amazon signage is displayed in front of a company warehouse in Staten Island In March 2020. (Michael Nagle/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc. has scooped up a minority stake in a cargo airline that operates a portion of its fast-growing air-cargo division, the latest sign of the retailer’s long-term ambitions to expand its airfreight operations.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
March 8, 2021
Business, Logistics

As Amazon Air Expands, Report Sees Potential Challenge to UPS, FedEx and USPS

Amazon Air plane Chicago Rockford International Airport

Amazon Air is poised for a summertime growth spurt that could send its daily schedule to more than 160 flights per day.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 2, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

New York Sues Amazon Over Worker Safety During Pandemic

Amazon warehouse In this March 30, 2020, file photo, workers at Amazon's fulfillment center in Staten Island, N.Y., gather outside to protest work conditions in the company's warehouse. (Bebeto Matthews/AP)

New York is suing Amazon, claiming the company failed to provide workers with a safe environment at two warehouses in the state as COVID-19 infections surged nationwide.

Michelle Chapman | Associated Press
February 17, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Amazon Sues N.Y. Attorney General, Claiming Excessive COVID Demands

A worker carries Amazon packages during a delivery in New York. A worker carries Amazon packages during a delivery in New York. (Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg News)

Amazon .com Inc. is suing the New York State attorney general, arguing that she’s exceeding her authority in seeking to penalize the company for alleged failures in its pandemic safety protocols and treatment of workers at New York City warehouses.

Matt Day | Bloomberg News
February 12, 2021

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