Roughly 500 ballots challenged in Amazon's landmark union election
April 9, 2021
(Reuters) - Roughly 500 ballots submitted in Amazon.com Inc’s landmark union election have been challenged in a contest that will determine whether an Alabama warehouse becomes the online retailer’s first organized workplace in the United States, people familiar with the matter said.
April 7, 2021
Amazon CEO Bezos, stung by wide criticism, endorses U.S. corporate tax hike
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc supports a hike in the U.S. corporate tax rate as part of an infrastructure overhaul, Jeff Bezos, chief executive of the largest U.S. retailer, said on Tuesday after facing withering criticism from the White House, Congress and on social media.
April 1, 2021
Biden singles out Amazon for not paying federal taxes
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden on Wednesday singled out Amazon.com Inc for not paying federal taxes during his address in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as he spoke about raising the burden of taxes on multinational companies and hiking the corporate tax rate.
March 29, 2021
German union calls four-day strike at Amazon sites ahead of Easter
BERLIN (Reuters) - The trade union Verdi has called for workers at six Amazon sites in Germany to go on strike from Sunday evening for four days in the latest attempt to try to force the U.S. e-commerce group to recognise collective bargaining agreements.
March 27, 2021
Amazon's social media team bares its teeth in Washington
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com’s social media team bared its teeth this week to go after two big critics in Congress: Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.
March 19, 2021
WhatsApp hires Amazon Pay's Mahatme to lead India payments
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - WhatsApp has hired a top Amazon executive to head its payments business in India, two sources told Reuters, as the messenger service gears up to expand in the booming sector.
March 8, 2021
Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott remarries
(Reuters) MacKenzie Scott, the billionaire philanthropist and the former wife of Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) founder Jeff Bezos, has remarried.