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

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 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

House launches investigation into Amazon’s handling of deadly warehouse collapse

( CNBC.com ) The House Oversight Committee on Friday launched an investigation into Amazon’s labor practices, demanding the company turn over information related to a deadly warehouse collapse in Illinois last year. In a Thursday letter addressed to Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, Oversight’s chairwoman, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., and Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Cori Bush, D-Mo., wrote that they are “concerned by recent reports that … Continue reading House launches investigation into Amazon’s handling of deadly warehouse collapse

I found an Amazon folder with thousands of audio recordings from my home gadgets

A woman was shocked to discover just how much data Amazon has collected about her. She posted a viral TikTok video explaining how she requested to see the data but wasn’t expecting to receive so much. TikToker my.data.not.yours explained: “I requested all the data Amazon has on me and here’s what I found.” She revealed that she has three Amazon smart speakers. Two are Amazon Dot speakers … Continue reading I found an Amazon folder with thousands of audio recordings from my home gadgets

Amazon driver attacks 67-year-old woman during delivery dispute

A 21-year-old Amazon driver has been arrested after savagely attacking a 67-year-old customer Thursday following a dispute over a delivery in Castro Valley, Calif. The driver, Itzel Ramirez, engaged in a heated verbal exchange with the unnamed victim before unleashing a horrific onslaught of punches to the back of the head and the face of the much older woman. The vicious encounter was caught on video from … Continue reading Amazon driver attacks 67-year-old woman during delivery dispute