Amazon union has strong lead in NY vote count; losing in Alabama

March 31 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) workers at a warehouse in New York City’s Staten Island have so far voted 57% in favor of unionizing with a final tally due on Friday, a potential landmark victory for organized labor at the second-largest US private employer. But that win contrasted with 53% of Amazon workers … Read more

Union workers at Chevron refinery prepare for strike on Monday

Chevron Corp’s refinery is shown in Richmond, California August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 20 (Reuters) – The union representing workers at a Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, California, has told its members to prepare for a strike shortly after 12 am on Monday barring agreement … Read more

Amazon slams Reliance takeover of Future stores as ‘fraud’ in India newspaper ads

NEW DELHI, March 15 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc has gone on the attack in its bitter dispute with two Indian retailers, accusing them of fraud in Indian newspaper ads on Tuesday after Reliance Industries (RELI.NS) suddenly took over many of Future Retail (FRTL.NS) stores. Amazon has been contesting the planned $3.4 billion sale of Future … Read more