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Staten Island Amazon Employee Says He Was Fired For Trying To Unionize

Staten Island Amazon Employee Says He Was Fired For Trying To Unionize

An Amazon worker retrieves a book that fell off a pod at the Amazon fulfillment center on Staten Island (Mary Altaffer/AP/Shutterstock) A former employee of Amazon's mega-warehouse on Staten Island says he was fired last month...

De Blasio Implies Jeff Bezos's Affair Derailed Amazon Deal: 'There Was Clearly Some Unusual Factors'

De Blasio Implies Jeff Bezos's Affair Derailed Amazon Deal: 'There Was Clearly Some Unusual Factors'

"Know what I mean?"nycmayor's flickr It's now been a month since Amazon walked away from a deal to build a corporate campus in New York City. Since then, blame-game billboards have been erected, public officials have...

Report: Amazon Cuomo Begs Bezos To Give NYC One More Chance Baby Come ON

Report: Amazon Cuomo Begs Bezos To Give NYC One More Chance Baby Come ON

Governor Andrew Cuomo travels to closed Skyway Highway in Buffalo to view its condition and confronts truckers not adhering to Truck/Bus travel ban along the way. (Governor's Office) Did you think Governor Andrew Cuomo was going...

Pro-Amazon Protesters Were Reportedly Paid To Demonstrate Against Company's Withdrawal

Pro-Amazon Protesters Were Reportedly Paid To Demonstrate Against Company's Withdrawal

The site of last week's rally, which allegedly featured paid protests (Google Maps) Some of the pro-Amazon protesters who rallied against the company's decision to cancel its move to Long Island City last week were secretly...

Elated Activists Party In Queens To Celebrate Amazon's Withdrawal: 'That Old Model Is Done'gallery

Elated Activists Party In Queens To Celebrate Amazon's Withdrawal: 'That Old Model Is Done'

From the moment Amazon announced that it had chosen Long Island City, Queens for one half of their new corporate campus, Maritza Silva-Farrell says she knew the company was underestimating its grassroots opponents. She'd seen the same...

Queens Senator Could Kill Cuomo's Amazon Deal: 'This Is Not A Dictatorship'

Queens Senator Could Kill Cuomo's Amazon Deal: 'This Is Not A Dictatorship'

In November, New York State Sen. Michael Gianaris, center, calls on supporters to remove the Amazon app from their phones and boycott the compony, as he address a coalition rally and press conference (Bebeto Matthews/AP/Shutterstock) Aside...

Elon Musk Not Working On A Hyperloop Out Of This LES Basementgallery

Elon Musk Not Working On A Hyperloop Out Of This LES Basement

I know next to nothing about Elon Musk and work hard to keep it that way. So if someone were to say to me, "Have you heard that the eccentric billionaire has set up shop on Rivington...

Do Amazon's Opponents Have Any Hope Of Stopping Queens Campus?

Do Amazon's Opponents Have Any Hope Of Stopping Queens Campus?

A protest against Amazon in Long Island City earlier this month (Bebeto Matthews/AP/Shutterstock) On Tuesday, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen appeared on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” to push back against the Amazon backlash. “New York City is a...

Video: Jeff Bezos Is Just Trying To Troll Trump On 'Saturday Night Live'

Video: Jeff Bezos Is Just Trying To Troll Trump On 'Saturday Night Live'video

It probably was inevitable that Saturday Night Live would tackle the news that Amazon will be setting up shop in Long Island City and Arlington, Virginia. But what you may not have guessed is that their...

Wait, There Are Even More Tax Breaks Possible For Amazon's Queens HQ

Wait, There Are Even More Tax Breaks Possible For Amazon's Queens HQ

The Anable Basin in Long Island City is surrounded by warehouses. (Mark Lennihan/AP/Shutterstock) Amazon’s expansion into Queens and the location [pdf] of its proposed new headquarters in Long Island City make it eligible for a lucrative...

NYC Real Estate Brokers & Landlords Are Salivating Over Amazon Invasion

NYC Real Estate Brokers & Landlords Are Salivating Over Amazon Invasion

A sea gull flies off holding fish scraps near a former dock facility outside Gantry State Park in Long Island City (Bebeto Matthews/AP/Shutterstock) Christopher Austad, a real estate broker for Douglas Elliman who rents and sells...

A First Look At Everything New York Will Give Amazon To Come To Queens

A First Look At Everything New York Will Give Amazon To Come To Queens

Traffic moves along 44th Drive in Long Island City, Queens (Mark Lennihan/AP/Shutterstock) For everyone wondering when we would find out how much boodle Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio offered to Amazon in exchange for coming...

It's Official: Amazon Coming To Long Island City In Exchange For $1.5 Billion In State Subsidies

It's Official: Amazon Coming To Long Island City In Exchange For $1.5 Billion In State Subsidies

Photograph of the Long Island City waterfront by Sami Haidar Capping off what is likely the most hyped and humiliation-inducing search for a satellite office in modern history, Amazon has officially announced its plan to bring...

NYC To Become Giant Tech Campus Pretty Soon I Guess?

NYC To Become Giant Tech Campus Pretty Soon I Guess?

Google's rendering for a 1.3 million-square-foot building at St. John’s Terminal in the West Village. (COOKFOX Architects) Thanks to the efforts and hyperactive interest of Governor Andrew "Amazon" Cuomo, the Internet's largest retail platform may soon...

A Few Questions Need Answers Before Amazon Invades Long Island City

A Few Questions Need Answers Before Amazon Invades Long Island City

Long Island City (Nick Parmar / Flickr) Monday's bombshell revelation that Amazon might be ready to split its new second headquarters in two and locate one half in Long Island City, initially reported in the Wall...

Amazon Reportedly Considering NYC For Half Of Second Headquarters

Amazon Reportedly Considering NYC For Half Of Second Headquarters

Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, speaks at The Economic Club of Washington's Milestone Celebration in Washington (Cliff Owen/AP/Shutterstock) After more than a year of fielding corporate subsidy offers and humiliating gestures from desperate elected officials,...

What Can Be Done To Stop Amazon From Devouring Everything?

What Can Be Done To Stop Amazon From Devouring Everything?

Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, speaks at The Economic Club of Washington's Milestone Celebration in Washington last month (Cliff Owen/AP/Shutterstock) There are many, many reasons to want to avoid making purchases from Amazon. The company...

There's A 'Dark Side' To NY's Rush To Win Amazon's New HQ

There's A 'Dark Side' To NY's Rush To Win Amazon's New HQ

Governor Andrew Cuomo announcing earlier this year that Spotify would be moving from Midtown South to 4 World Trade Center, creating 1,000 new jobs in exchange for $11 million in rent subsidies (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Moving...

Amazon Accused Of Discriminating Against Bronx Residents

Amazon Accused Of Discriminating Against Bronx Residents

An Amazon worker ships Kindles. (Getty Images) In most of New York City, some 6.5 million people enjoy same-day delivery service from Amazon Prime, sparing them the inconvenience of having to enter a physical store to...

Former Amazon Employee Says She Wasn't Wanted After Maternity Leave, Cancer Diagnosis

Former Amazon Employee Says She Wasn't Wanted After Maternity Leave, Cancer Diagnosis

Amazon worker ships Kindles (Getty Images) Earlier this month, the NY Times published a devastating exposé about Amazon.com's apparently nightmarish workplace culture. Although writers Jodi Kantor and David Streitfeld spoke to over 100 current or former...

Jeff Bezos Insists Amazon Is Really Not Some

Jeff Bezos Insists Amazon Is Really Not Some "Soulless, Dystopian Workplace"

(Getty) Unfathomably affluent Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has responded to the devastating NY Times exposé about the company's apparently nightmarish workplace culture. The article, which was published over the weekend, reveals how Amazon employees are subjected...

Bad Jobs Celebrities Have Had

Bad Jobs Celebrities Have Had

In honor of Labor Day, Newsday asks different celebrities what their worst jobs were. Gothamist especially likes the humiliating job stories, because it gives us hope that bigger and better things are out there. Some of the...

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