One Medical Selling to Amazon

One Medical Selling to Amazon

One Medical may be bought by Amazon, pending an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission. One Medical is a concierge-type medical service, a sort of primary care that replaces insurance with flat membership fees. A subsidiary of 1Life Healthcare Inc., One Medical...
Grassroots Labor Votes to Unionize

Grassroots Labor Votes to Unionize

Grassroots labor groups have filed to unionize another Amazon warehouse, this time in upstate New York. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) was behind the ongoing unionization of a Staten Island Amazon facility in April. Workers there voted 55% in favor of...
Shareholders at Amazon Turn Down Audit

Shareholders at Amazon Turn Down Audit

Shareholders at Amazon don’t want working conditions in the megacompany’s warehouses to be audited for safety and labor conditions. Wednesday’s meeting of shareholders at Amazon was largely focused on worker’s rights and company transparency,...
Unionizing Amazon: Can It Be Done?

Unionizing Amazon: Can It Be Done?

Unionizing Amazon has seemed like an out-of-reach goal since the company broke its first billion. With 1.3 million workers across 185 distribution centers and an untold number of other worksites in virtually every developed country in the world, it is a behemoth, and...
Amazon Buying MGM in $8.45 Billion Deal

Amazon Buying MGM in $8.45 Billion Deal

Amazon announced on May 26, 2021, that it will be buying MGM. With the purchase, the online giant gains ownership of James Bond, Pink Panther, Legally Blonde, Silence of the Lambs, and other well-loved franchises. The $8.45 billion deal is part of the ongoing “arms...
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