Tag: Amazon Employees

E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon is offering employees thousands of dollars to quit their jobs

February 23, 2021

Via: Charged

Amazon is offering employees thousands of dollars to permanently quit their jobs in a move which could impact its upcoming landmark union vote. Amazon has relaunched its “voluntary resignation programme”, which it has been running annually every February since 2014, […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon is being sued by New York’s attorney general over its COVID-19 response

February 17, 2021

Via: Charged

Amazon is being sued by New York’s attorney general who argued its extreme profit margins “came at the expense of the lives, health and safety of its frontline workers”. Letitia James officially filed a complaint at the New York Supreme […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

70 Amazon investors demand it stops anti-union activity telling employees “we have their backs”

February 11, 2021

Via: Charged

Amazon’s investors have demanded that the retailer stop interfering with its employees’ efforts to unionise. A group of more than 70 investors, which collectively hold around $20 billion in Amazon shares, have penned a letter calling for Amazon to end […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

Amazon to invest $700M to retrain 100K employees

July 11, 2019

Via: Retail Dive

This is not the first time Amazon has looked within its own ranks to try and unearth needed talent. In May, Amazon expanded its Delivery Service Partners program to current Amazon employees. The program provides $10,000 in funding for current […]

Retail Types, Stores

Reports: Amazon to split HQ2 between NYC, Northern Virginia

November 6, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Just days after word spread that three cities were in “late-stage” talks to win the much-anticipated HQ2, this latest news has sent shockwaves, and has already led some media outlets to declare the months-long process to pick a second headquarters […]

Retail Types, Stores

Walmart puts its associates first

January 15, 2018

Via: FierceRetail

NEW YORK—Walmart has a history of prioritizing the needs of its employees and will continue that legacy left by founder Sam Walton, said CEO Doug McMillon in a sit-down chat with NRF president and CEO Matthew Shay at NRF’s BIG […]

News & Trends, Retail Types, Stores

Amazon Now Employs More Than 17,500 Veterans and Military Spouses across the United States, and Expects to Hire over 10,000 More by 2021

November 9, 2017

Via: Business Wire

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it now employs more than 17,500 veterans and military spouses across the United States, and plans to hire over 10,000 more by 2021. These full- and part-time roles are spread across the company—from the front-lines […]