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On the North Shore, many hands work to help a dying forest
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British Airways pilots will go on holiday-wrecking strike because £20,000 pay rise 'is not enough'
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This Week's Under-reported News Summary July 24, 2019 BTL
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The Week in Tech: Some Workers Hate Robots. Retraining May Change That.
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The Life of Labour: Amazon Workers Strike on 'Prime Day'; Irregularities in Rajasthan's Schemes
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Amazon Workers Demand Fair Pay & Conditions as Company Continues Undercutting Rivals
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Amazon Prime Day 2019 Opens Doors for Stolen Packages From Stoops
A record July shopping event means more front-stoop packages—and an incentive to add a camera to your cart for next year.
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Workers and Activists Protest Amazon, Calling for an End to Labor Abuses, Collaboration with ICE
Back in the U.S., activists around the country took to the streets Monday to protest Amazon, coinciding with “Prime Day”—one of the retail giant's biggest sales…
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This guy scored a $1299 Fuji X100F during Amazon Prime Day for only $102
If there's one certainty about Amazon's Prime Day… uhh, Days? It's that it's pretty hectic. Everybody's rushing to pick up the deals before they rush out, and…
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Cargo pilot union supports Prime Day strike
Pilots for airlines owned by Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings who fly cargo for Amazon voiced their support for warehouse workers employed by the e-commerce…
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Why Amazon workers in Minnesota are protesting, and will it affect South Dakota customers?
If you track your Amazon packages to Sioux Falls, many come from Shakopee, MN. That's where one of the retail giant's fulfillment centers are.
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On Prime Day, pilot union shows solidarity for Amazon strikers
Pilot union Teamsters Local 1224, which represents pilots who fly for Atlas Air, Southern Air and ABX Air, announced that it would be standing in solidarity.
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July 15th On Prime Day, one Amazon factory stands empty
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Amazon Prime Day Protests Planned By Immigrant Rights, Labor Leaders
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Don't Open Any Amazon Prime Day Emails, Just in Case
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Amazon Employees Demand It Stop Working With ICE. The Company Said It’s Up To The Government.
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82% of US households have an Amazon Prime membership
Heading into the retail giant's annual sales event Prime Day, Amazon has 139% more members this year than for its inaugural Prime Day event in 2015.
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Protesters demand Amazon break ties with Ice and Homeland Security
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Twitter is writing new rules when it could just enforce existing ones
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