Tag: Amazon

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Holiday Gift for Oregon Employers: Security Screenings Are Not Compensable Absent Contract, Custom, or Practice

December 28, 2022

Via: National Law Review

On December 15, 2022, the Oregon Supreme Court gave employers important clarity regarding compensable work time in Buero v. Services, Inc. The plaintiff in Buero, a warehouse employee, claimed that Amazon had violated Oregon’s wage laws by failing to […]

Business Law & Regulations, Employment & Labor

Amazon Workers Reject Union in New York After Labor Victory at Separate Facility

May 2, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal Inc. AMZN 0.18%▲ workers voted against unionizing at a facility on Staten Island, N.Y., a win for the company after a loss at another warehouse in the borough last month. The National Labor Relations Board said 62% of workers […]

Business Law & Regulations, Finance

Regulate cryptocurrencies and fintech products before it’s too late, urges author

February 9, 2022

Via: ABA Journal

Hilary J. Allen isn’t sorry if you find her new book scary. In fact, she’s hoping that Driverless Finance: Fintech’s Impact on Financial Stability can spook enough people to create momentum for change. Allen was involved in the Financial Crisis […]

Know Your Rights

Amazon Changes Terms of Service, Allowing Consumer Lawsuits

June 11, 2021

Via: FindLaw

We here at FindLaw always like to remind our readers how important it is to read the fine print. If you’re buying, selling, or downloading anything, you must understand the terms and conditions of whoever you’re dealing with. Amazon just […]

Know Your Rights

Amazon manager sues Amazon for ‘systemic’ discrimination

March 3, 2021

Via: Jurist

Charlotte Newman, a Black manager at, filed a lawsuit Monday in the US District Court for the District of Columbia accusing Amazon of racial discrimination. Her complaint alleges that Amazon hires Black people for lower positions, despite their qualifications, […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

How Amazon and Entrepreneurs Can Pay Zero Federal Income Tax, and Do So Legally

May 15, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

With the recent news that Amazon paid zero federal taxes for 2017, every entrepreneur should be asking, :”How can my company pay no taxes, and legally, too?” According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, Amazon “paid no U.S. […]