Amazon warehouse workers reject union bid in Alabama

Apr 9, 2021
The union said it would file an objection with the NLRB charging the company with illegally interfering with the union vote.
The Amazon fulfillment warehouse at the center of a unionization drive on March 29 in Bessemer, Alabama.
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Warehouse space is in demand

Sep 4, 2020
One Florida county has been seeing a warehouse construction boom since before COVID-19.
Goods stacked on warehouse shelves. The pandemic is accelerating the shift to shopping at home, making the role of the warehouse more central.
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Amazon narrows list to 20 for its second headquarters

Jan 18, 2018
The retail giant has narrowed the list after sorting through 238 proposals.
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Warehouse worker shortage spells problems for retail

Sep 7, 2015
Stores can't hire enough people to move their stuff.

UPDATE: Walmart added as defendant to warehouse workers lawsuit

Nov 30, 2012
Lawyers say Walmart can be held accountable for working conditions, despite contracting out operations and staffing.

Walmart warehouse temps add flexibility -- and save money?

Nov 27, 2012
Walmart's flexible supply chain depends on low-wage "permatemp" workers.

Skechers warehouse showcases state-of-the-art technology

Nov 21, 2012
Jobs are better, but fewer, as high-tech machines replace lower-skilled warehouse loaders and handlers

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Amazon gets physical to boost online sales

Feb 6, 2012
Online retailer Amazon plans to build five new warehouses in three states to cut delivery times, in the hope of boosting sales.

Filling warehouse space in a down economy

Dec 27, 2011
Warehouses built in some parts of Arizona are unable to find the proper tenants, and are instead looking to alternative businesses to help fill their spaces.