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Amazon Workers In Alabama Vote Against Unionizing

Friday, April 09, 2021

The majority of Amazon's workers in Bessemer, Ala., have voted against unionizing. This means Amazon has withstood the largest union push yet among its U.S. workers.

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It's A No: Amazon Warehouse Workers Vote Against Unionizing In Historic Election

Friday, April 09, 2021

Amazon avoided the prospect of a first unionized warehouse in America, where it's now the second-largest private employer. The vote in Alabama had prompted new interest in unions across the country.

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Amazon Union Election: 'No' Votes Outnumber 'Yes' Votes At End Of 1st Day Of Counting

Thursday, April 08, 2021

Hand counting will continue on Friday. So far, more than two-thirds of the tallied votes are against unionizing.

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Why Is The Amazon Union Vote Count Taking So Long?

Thursday, April 08, 2021

It's a really large mail-in election. (Yes, this one, too.) The tally of yes and no votes has finally begun.

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Saks Says No To Fur, The Latest Fashion Seller To Go Fur-Free

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Saks Fifth Avenue will phase out sales of animal-fur products, joining other retailers such as Macy's that are responding to growing anti-fur sentiment among shoppers.

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Union Vote A First For Amazon. Now What Happens?

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

The counting of votes to determine whether employees at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Ala. can form a union begins on Tuesday.

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Voting Has Ended In An Amazon Warehouse's Fight To Unionize

Monday, March 29, 2021

Voting ends today on a high-profile unionization effort at an Amazon warehouse in Bessember, Ala. If workers there vote for the union, it would be the company's first unionized workplace in the U.S.

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Historic Amazon Union Vote Count Begins This Week For Alabama Warehouse

Monday, March 29, 2021

The results will determine whether Amazon gets its first U.S. warehouse union. It's been dubbed one of the most consequential union elections in recent history.

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She Works 2 Jobs. Her Grocery Budget Is $25. This Is Life Near Minimum Wage

Friday, March 26, 2021

A juicy prime rib. A glossy art book. A few days off work without worrying about bills. These are the unreachable desires of some of America's workers earning just above minimum wage.

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Big Tech Showdown Looms As Biden Taps Top Critics Lina Khan, Tim Wu

Monday, March 22, 2021

Federal Trade Commission nominee Lina Khan and presidential adviser Tim Wu have advocated for new rules to curb the power of the tech giants.

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In Amazon's Shadow, An America Divided In Search Of 'Fulfillment'

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

ProPublica's Alec MacGillis has written an economic history of the country, shaped by stories of people living and working in Amazon's shadow as their home cities and states transform around them.

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High Stakes At A Warehouse: Amazon Fights Against Alabama Union Drive

Friday, March 12, 2021

A vote by workers on whether to form Amazon's first unionized warehouse in the U.S. has the community, labor groups and the company on the edge of their seats.

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Amazon Is Fighting Hard Against A Unionization Effort In Alabama

Thursday, March 11, 2021

The stakes are high for Amazon as workers at an Alabama warehouse vote on whether to unionize. The company is fighting hard against the effort, even posting anti-union flyers on bathroom stalls.

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The Complexities Of Raising The Minimum Wage On The Retail Industry

Monday, March 08, 2021

The debate over raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour is often framed as big government versus small business. But among small shop owners, there is little consensus on the proposal.

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Costco To Raise Minimum Wage To $16 An Hour: 'This Isn't Altruism'

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Next week's pay increase would put Costco ahead of much of the industry. CEO W. Craig Jelinek said higher pay reduces turnover and boosts productivity.

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How A Retail Chain Without A Website Powered Through The Pandemic

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Burlington shut down online sales in March right before coronavirus lockdowns. But it's among the discount retailers that have endured the pandemic surprisingly well, even opening new stores.

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Shoppers Splurged In January As New Stimulus Checks Arrived

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Retail sales soared 5.3% last month compared to December, much more than anticipated, as U.S. families began receiving new federal coronavirus relief checks.

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How Burlington Has Done Well During The Pandemic And Without A Website

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Burlington is one discount retailer that has done surprisingly well during the pandemic. It closed its website before the March lockdown but managed to get shoppers into stores and even open new ones.

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$15 Minimum Wage Would Reduce Poverty But Cost Jobs, CBO Says

Monday, February 08, 2021

Raising the federal minimum to $15 an hour by 2025 would boost pay for at least 17 million people and cut 1.4 million jobs, according to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office.

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Will GameStop's Wild Ride In The Stock Market Actually Help Its Business?

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Despite the online push that sent GameStop's price into the stratosphere, the brick-and-mortar video game retailer is still struggling as more people shop for games online.

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