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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.
Striking Amazon employees complained about how robots changed their jobs, but the company may help them think differently.
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Amazon Gets Rattled as Calls Grow for Reform
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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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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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House turns up antitrust heat on tech
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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?
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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 Employees Demand It Stop Working With ICE. The Company Said It’s Up To The Government.
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Amazon Prime Day 2019: Amazon Employees Planning Strike on This Year's Prime Day
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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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