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>"Protected land reserved for Brazil's indigenous communities is being traded on the social network."
>"Protected land reserved for Brazil's indigenous communities is being traded on the social network."
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Amazon has an annual program where it buyouts employees to reduce liability, benefits payouts, and wages. The program just happened to start just before the Bessemer, AL union vote and after months of aggressive union-busting tactics by the _...Read More_
Amazon has an annual program where it buyouts employees to reduce liability, benefits payouts, and wages. The program just happened to start just before the Bessemer, AL union vote and after months of aggressive union-busting tactics by the _...Read More_
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"Covid-19 has cemented the e-commerce giant’s hold on the economy — but it has also spurred employees all around the country to organize."
"Covid-19 has cemented the e-commerce giant’s hold on the economy — but it has also spurred employees all around the country to organize."
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>"Exclusive: officials say the worker had tested negatively but were sent notifications telling them to self-isolate"
>"Exclusive: officials say the worker had tested negatively but were sent notifications telling them to self-isolate"
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>"The head of the Center for Independent Employees is paid $3,200 per day to thwart what could become Amazon’s first unionized facility in the U.S."
>"The head of the Center for Independent Employees is paid $3,200 per day to thwart what could become Amazon’s first unionized facility in the U.S."
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"In less than a year Deliveroo went from the bust to boom. Amazon saved it – but at what cost?"
"In less than a year Deliveroo went from the bust to boom. Amazon saved it – but at what cost?"
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[https://decrypt.co/57372/amazon-is-hiring-developers-for-a-digital-currency-project?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=auto](https://decrypt.co/57372/amazon-is-hiring-developers-for-a-digital-currency-project?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=auto)
[https://decrypt.co/57372/amazon-is-hiring-developers-for-a-digital-currency-project?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=auto](https://decrypt.co/57372/amazon-is-hiring-developers-for-a-digital-currency-project?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=auto)
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Some clever Amazon Flex drivers had uncovered the scheme by tipping themselves in specific amounts to see if those tips would show up in their pay.
Some clever Amazon Flex drivers had uncovered the scheme by tipping themselves in specific amounts to see if those tips would show up in their pay.
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>"Amazon will have the perfect panopticon in place to sweep up unprecedented amounts of data en masse [...] Beyond fueling the expansion of the police surveillance state, this means even if you don't use Amazon you're going to be in _...Read More_
>"Amazon will have the perfect panopticon in place to sweep up unprecedented amounts of data en masse [...] Beyond fueling the expansion of the police surveillance state, this means even if you don't use Amazon you're going to be in _...Read More_
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I suggest in this paper (577-578) that digital monitoring should be evidence of employment status, though I don't develop the argument in detail. Under the common law test for employment, this is powerful evidence of control & _...Read More_
I suggest in this paper (577-578) that digital monitoring should be evidence of employment status, though I don't develop the argument in detail. Under the common law test for employment, this is powerful evidence of control & _...Read More_
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Rather than passing along 100 per cent of customers’ tips to drivers, as it had promised to do, Amazon used the money itself,” said Daniel Kaufman, acting director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection.
Rather than passing along 100 per cent of customers’ tips to drivers, as it had promised to do, Amazon used the money itself,” said Daniel Kaufman, acting director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection.
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[https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-55912878](https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-55912878) The Amazon founder becomes executive chairman, a move he says will allow him to focus on other ventures.
[https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-55912878](https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-55912878) The Amazon founder becomes executive chairman, a move he says will allow him to focus on other ventures.
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SEATTLE — When Jeff Bezos founded an online bookseller named Amazon in 1994, he said the question that he was asked most frequently was “What’s the internet?” Mr. Bezos answered by building Amazon into a $1.7 trillion behemoth that sold so _...Read More_
SEATTLE — When Jeff Bezos founded an online bookseller named Amazon in 1994, he said the question that he was asked most frequently was “What’s the internet?” Mr. Bezos answered by building Amazon into a $1.7 trillion behemoth that sold so _...Read More_
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