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Connections: What does the defeat of the Amazon union election mean for labor in the U.S.?

Last month, workers at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama cast their votes in a historic election. The issue: whether to unionize. The majority voted...
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Tue, 05/25/2021 - 10:29am
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Monroe County OKs local labor waiver for Amazon

Amazon and its developer won’t have to use local labor for some construction jobs as they build a massive new warehouse and distribution center in Gates...
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Tue, 05/18/2021 - 8:24am
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Amazon wants waiver from local labor requirement connected to tax breaks

Monroe County’s economic development agency has already approved millions of dollars in tax breaks to Amazon for the proposed construction of a...
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Fri, 04/30/2021 - 12:30pm
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Amazon considers putting up another local distribution facility

The Town of Gates may be home to a very large Amazon warehouse and distribution facility under a plan that comes up for a public hearing on Friday....
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Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:18pm
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Amazon to have another local distribution facility

Amazon is going to be adding to its operations in Monroe County. The online retail giant will be occupying a large warehouse and distribution facility...
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Thu, 11/12/2020 - 11:37am
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Business Report: Amazon possibly coming to Genesee or Orleans county

In the latest WXXI Business Report, Amazon is looking in other parts of the state to build a huge warehouse after the company was rejected by Grand...
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Mon, 08/17/2020 - 7:41am
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Connections: The debate over Amazon's sweepstakes approach, and its impact on economic systems

Amazon is not coming to New York City after all, and that has reignited the debate about whether Amazon should hold a kind of sweepstakes to search for...
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Tue, 02/19/2019 - 10:58am
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Amazon pulls plan for NYC site after opposition

Amazon has announced it is pulling its plan to build a second headquarters in New York City, citing opposition by some state and local politicians. The...
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Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:34pm
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Connections: Discussing Amazon's HQ2 coming to New York State

Governor Cuomo has come out swinging on Amazon, defending the incentives offered by New York State, and blasting critics as "extreme conservatives and...
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Tue, 11/20/2018 - 10:38am
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Why isn't the Rochester-Buffalo Amazon bid public?

The leaders who put together Rochester’s proposal to Amazon say they will not release it to the public. That means taxpayers won’t find out how much...
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Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:16am
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