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Teamsters announce plan for unionization effort at Amazon

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, backed by 1.4 million members, is launching an unprecedented nationwide effort to unionize workers at Amazon. "We will organize Amazon," Teamsters general president James Phillip Hoffa told members at this year's convention, which is taking place virtually. Hoffa called the ecommerce giant "an existential threat" to unions and said Amazon workers want the support of Teamsters.
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Woke, Inc: Why I’m blowing whistle on how corporate America is poisoning society

I used to think corporate bureaucracy was bad because it’s inefficient. That’s true, but it’s not the biggest problem. Rather, there’s a new invisible force at work in the highest ranks of corporate America, one far more nefarious. It’s the defining scam of our time — one that robs you of not only your money, but your voice and your identity.

Coca-Cola to Double Spending with Minority-Owned Media Firms

The American multinational beverage corporation Coca-Cola (KO) has announced that it will double its spending with minority-owned media firms by 2024. The company said media companies owned by Black, Hispanic, Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI), and other partners will account for 8% of the company’s total annual media budget in North America by 2024.
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EU antitrust officials are investigating Google's vast ads business

London (CNN Business) — The European Union has launched an antitrust investigation into Google's vast advertising business, claiming that the company may have disadvantaged rival services, making it harder for brands to reach consumers and for publishers to fund their content. The formal investigation, which follows a preliminary probe that...

What it’s really like to be an Amazon warehouse worker during Prime Day

For much of the past 16 months, Amazon’s warehouse workers have faced grueling pressure to keep up with the demand from households for online goods during the pandemic. Now, workers must endure the stress of meeting a spike in orders from Amazon’s summer shopping holiday, which kicks off Monday. Several...

Charles Hoskinson Wants Cardano and Dogecoin Partnership

Charles Hoskinson Wants Cardano and Dogecoin Partnership. Cardano CEO Charles Hoskinson wants ADA and DOGE partnership. Hoskinson mentioned this after CEO Elon Musk called for developers’ ideas to upgrade Dogecoin to become good for payment. The mastermind and CEO of Cardano Charles Hoskinson has a hiding plan for Cardano and...
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Amazon warehouse destroys 130,000 unsold items per week: report

An Amazon warehouse in Scotland reportedly destroys millions of unsold products every year, according to undercover footage and anonymous employees at the facility. British news outlet ITV obtained footage from inside the e-commerce giant’s Dunfermline facility that showed laptops, books, jewelry and other still-packaged products being sorted into boxes marked “destroy.”