Workers at Amazon’s largest air hub in the world push to form a union

Amazon workers at the air hub outside the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky international airport, Amazon’s largest air hub in the world, are pushing to organize a union in the latest effort to mobilize workers at the tech company. Workers say they are dissatisfied with annual wage increases this year. About 400 of them have signed a petition to reinstate a premium hourly pay for Amazon’s peak season that hasn’t been … Continue reading Workers at Amazon’s largest air hub in the world push to form a union

Cops find Amazon driver dead in front yard after apparent dog attack

An Amazon delivery driver was found dead outside a home in Missouri following an apparent dog attack, leading cops to shoot dead two aggressive animals, officials said. According to the Ray County Sheirff’s Office, deputies were called to a home off Highway O in Excelsior Springs at around 7 p.m. Monday and discovered the victim dead in the front yard. Neighbors reported that an Amazon … Continue reading Cops find Amazon driver dead in front yard after apparent dog attack

Nuk baby bottles sold on Amazon recalled over high lead levels

A baby bottle manufacturer recalled a product sold exclusively on Amazon due to its high levels of lead.  Last week, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the NUK baby bottles were being recalled because the markings on the outside of some bottles contained lead with levels higher than the federal limit.  “The markings on the outside of the bottles contain levels of lead that exceeds the federal lead content ban. … Continue reading Nuk baby bottles sold on Amazon recalled over high lead levels

Amazon pauses 18 warehouses in a 12 states, bringing total site closures to over 40

(USAToday.com) After expanding its fulfillment network during the pandemic, Amazon has delayed or canceled the launch of over a dozen warehouses across the country, a company spokesperson confirmed. Amazon’s distribution center in Cocoa, Florida, won’t operate until at least some time next year, Florida Today, a USA TODAY Network site, reported this week. Earlier this month, the freight industry trade publication FreightWaves reported that Amazon … Continue reading Amazon pauses 18 warehouses in a 12 states, bringing total site closures to over 40

Amazon Prime Day 2022 live updates: Best Lightning Deals to shop ASAP

Welcome to our version of the Super Bowl: Amazon Prime Day 2022. For July 12 and 13, the retailer is dishing out incredible savings on waitlist-inducing items from some of its bestselling products, backyard-ready outdoor patio furniture and more. We’re posting a telethon of deals every few minutes to ensure you’re spending your money wisely, receiving alerts for almost-gone items and reading our favorite deals. With just one … Continue reading Amazon Prime Day 2022 live updates: Best Lightning Deals to shop ASAP

Amazon’s Alexa could soon let you speak to the dead

Per: NYP – Alexa, call grandma. Missing your deceased loved ones? Not to fear: Amazon’s multifaceted AI assistant Alexa may soon be here to help with a cutting-edge new feature that will reportedly allow you to “speak to” the dead. Specifically, the digital helper will channel the deceased, developing technology to talk to people in the voice of their dearly departed friends and family like … Continue reading Amazon’s Alexa could soon let you speak to the dead