Featured Posts

To top
18 Nov

Amazon Employees Deal With the Unexpected

With corporate layoffs underway at quite a few Amazon offices, employees have loads of reasons to be on edge.

But in Recent York, the jitters increased Thursday morning when an Audi sedan parked not removed from the corporate’s Recent York City office constructing’s entrance at 450 West thirty third Street burst into flames. Recent York City firefighters extinguished the fireplace in front of fifty Hudson Yards and no injuries were reported, based on a Recent York City Fire Department spokesperson, who declined any further comment.  

The Seattle-based tech juggernaut signed the lease for reportedly 359,000 square feet of office space within the 1.8 million-square-foot constructing several years ago.

Asked in regards to the fire, an Amazon spokesperson said late within the day Thursday, “At this point, we don’t have any additional information to share.”

Like Meta, Twitter and other major tech corporations, Amazon is within the midst of constructing substantial cuts to its workforce. While Meta is shedding 13 percent of its staff — greater than 11,000 employees — and Twitter has slashed its 7,000-plus global team by 50 percent, Amazon has yet to publicly pin a number on its job cuts.

Meanwhile with holiday shopping picking up steam, some neighborhood watch groups and police departments are reminding shoppers to safeguard deliveries wherever possible. “Porch piracy” has change into an issue for a lot of internet buyers who increased their purchases in the course of the pandemic. In keeping with a recent Security.org survey of 18,000 adults in 50 states in regards to the issue, nearly 49 million Americans have had a minimum of one package stolen up to now 12 months, with the median value of stolen merchandise being $50, based on the corporate.

Meanwhile, the Recent York City Police Department is asking for the general public’s assistance in identifying a thirtysomething 5-foot, 7-inch female of sunshine complexion, who was operating an Amazon delivery truck in Brooklyn on the afternoon of Oct. 29. After exiting the vehicle to deliver packages at a house at 58th Street and thirteenth Avenue, the person removed and opened packages that had already been delivered to a close-by residence before fleeing the situation in the corporate truck to parts unknown.

No injuries have been reported on this grand larceny incident, based on the NYPD. The person was last seen wearing an Amazon vest, an orange hoodie and orange sneakers. Any suggestions are to be directed to NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline, via the CrimeStoppers’ site or on Twitter@NYPDTips.  

Recent York City police officials are in search of the general public’s assist in identifying this person.

In other Amazon-related news, the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union put the word out to media about its plans to hitch a number of other unions and community groups in standing in solidarity outside the Amazon facility in Bessemer, Alabama, on Friday as a part of a worldwide day of actions directed at Amazon. Unions will likely be demonstrating and striking as a part of Make Amazon Pay, an effort to carry Amazon chargeable for its alleged “poor working conditions and negative impact on communities,” the RWDSU said. 

Recommended Products

Beauty Tips
No Comments

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.