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Jeffrey Dastin

Amazon reports over 19,000, or 1.44%, of U.S. frontline employees had COVID-19

Oct 03 2020

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday said more than 19,000 of its U.S. frontline workers contracted the coronavirus this year, or 1.44% of the total, a disclosure sought by labor advocates who have criticized the COVID-19 response of the world's largest online retailer. | Video

Amazon discloses virus count: 19,000, or 1.44%, of U.S. frontline workforce

Oct 01 2020

Oct 1 Amazon.com Inc on Thursday said more than 19,000 of its U.S. frontline workers contracted the coronavirus this year, or 1.44% of the total, a disclosure long sought by labor advocates that had criticized its pandemic response.

Amazon pushes security products with indoor drone and car alarm

Sep 25 2020

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday announced a drone for recording security video inside homes and car products for alerting vehicle owners about attempted break-ins. | Video

Amazon to hire 100,000 more workers in its latest job spree this year

Sep 14 2020

Amazon.com Inc on Monday said it is recruiting 100,000 more workers - the fourth hiring spree it has announced for the United States this year - to keep pace with e-commerce demand that jumped during the pandemic. | Video

Amazon orders 1,800 Mercedes-Benz electric vans for European deliveries

Aug 28 2020

Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it had ordered 1,800 electric vans from Mercedes-Benz for its European delivery fleet, as part of the online retailer's plans to run a carbon neutral business by 2040.

Amazon's latest grocery store concept opens, with high-tech carts

Aug 27 2020

Amazon.com Inc on Thursday said it is opening a supermarket in Los Angeles with shopping carts that let customers skip checkout lines, as the e-commerce company builds out its offline presence.

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