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Amazon Hires Lobbying Firm Connected To Biden’s Top White House Adviser

Amazon Hires Lobbying Firm Connected To Biden’s Top White House Adviser

CHUCK ROSS INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER Amazon, the trillion dollar tech company, has hired lobbyist Jeff Ricchetti, whose brother will be the top White House counselor to Joe Biden. Ricchetti’s firm, which he founded in 2001 with his brother Steve, the incoming Biden adviser, registered as a lobbyist for Amazon on Nov. 13. According to disclosure forms filed with Congress, […]

Amazon is Coming to Oxnard: Please Don’t Shoot the Messenger!

Amazon is Coming to Oxnard: Please Don’t Shoot the Messenger!

    By Armando Vazquez   Amazon takes on the World: The creation of Amazon, in 1994, by Jeff Bezos, is by any standard an incredible American entrepreneurial success story. Legend has it that Bezos borrowed $250,000 from his folks, and in the small makeshift garage of his rented Bellevue, Washington home he launched his online […]

These Mega Corporations Pay Their Employees So Little They Need To Rely On Government Handouts, Report Finds

These Mega Corporations Pay Their Employees So Little They Need To Rely On Government Handouts, Report Finds

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR Several U.S. corporations including McDonald’s, Walmart and Amazon benefit from government programs since they pay employees such low wages, a report commissioned by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders found. Roughly 70% of both Medicaid and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who earned wages worked full time, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released […]

Amazon Job Openings

Amazon Job Openings

  Amazon is looking to hire in your area immediately. No prior experience required, and positions in warehouse, delivery and management are available. View open Amazon positions now and apply to the ones that interest you.   View Amazon Positions We look forward to assisting you in finding helpful information and resources that you might […]

Amazon To Add Thousands Of Tech, Corporate Jobs In 6 American Cities

Amazon To Add Thousands Of Tech, Corporate Jobs In 6 American Cities

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR Amazon plans to create 3,500 new tech and corporate jobs in six cities nationwide, the company announced Tuesday. Most of the company’s new hires will be located in Amazon’s New York office with the rest being added in Dallas, Detroit, Denver, Phoenix and San Diego, according to a press release. Amazon also announced plans […]

BUSINESS | Lawmakers Call on Amazon Chief to Testify Voluntarily or Face ‘Compulsory Process’

BUSINESS | Lawmakers Call on Amazon Chief to Testify Voluntarily or Face ‘Compulsory Process’

BY TOM OZIMEK Members of the House Judiciary Committee called on Amazon chief Jeff Bezos to testify in an antitrust investigation of his company, threatening to subpoena him if he doesn’t comply. In a May 1 letter addressed to Bezos, seven lawmakers, including Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary Jerrold Nadler (D- N.Y.) and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and […]

Amazon Strikes Back After Trump Delivered Billionaire Bezos’s Online Behemoth A Crushing Blow

Amazon Strikes Back After Trump Delivered Billionaire Bezos’s Online Behemoth A Crushing Blow

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER . Amazon announced Thursday night plans to protest the Trump administration’s decision to award a coveted $10-billion cloud project to Microsoft rather than the mega online shopping company. President Donald Trump’s alleged bias against the company’s founder, billionaire Jeff Bezos, played a part in the Department of Defense’s move, the company argued in a […]

Walmart Tries To Keep Pace With Behemoth Amazon, Expands Unlimited Grocery Delivery

Walmart Tries To Keep Pace With Behemoth Amazon, Expands Unlimited Grocery Delivery

MATT M. MILLER CONTRIBUTOR   Walmart announced Thursday it is expanding its unlimited grocery delivery subscription service over the fall, as it joins the race against delivery companies like Amazon. The service will charge subscribers an annual fee of $98, or a monthly fee of $12.95 for same-day grocery delivery, requiring a minimum order amount […]

After Amazon Walks Away, Oxnard Hopes Education, Reforms Attract New Economy Jobs

After Amazon Walks Away, Oxnard Hopes Education, Reforms Attract New Economy Jobs

    By  Gina Harden  OXNARD – Oxnard Mayor Tim Flynn and City Manager Alex Nguyen recently offered their perspective on the failed negotiations between the city and Amazon’s representatives, Seefried Properties, in building a distribution center at the Sakioka Farms site. Nguyen expressed “frustration about how bureaucratic” the system was and said, “we didn’t […]

Flashback: Here’s How The NYT Reacted To Similar Amazon Fires More Than 30 Years Ago

Flashback: Here’s How The NYT Reacted To Similar Amazon Fires More Than 30 Years Ago

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter   The Amazon rainforest is burning, but 1988 reporting from The New York Times shows this is no new phenomenon. Farmers and settlers have started fires for years to clear spaces for their crops. Celebrities bewail the burning forests with random pictures from the internet, claiming the Amazon forests […]

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