Amazon’s General Counsel Goes on Defense after Comments on Warehouse Protest Leader

Amazon’s General Counsel Goes on Defense after Comments on Warehouse Protest Leader
April 3, 2020

Amazon.com’s general counsel Thursday stated his emotions clouded his judgment when he wrote meeting notes in which he allegedly drafted a public relations strategy towards a protest organizer and questioned the employee’s intelligence. Amazon didn’t confirm the authenticity of the notes, which were from a daily assembly with the company’s CEO Jeff Bezos and the senior management team. David Zapolsky, Amazon’s secretary and prime lawyer, allegedly wrote that a worker…

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Instacart, Amazon Gig Workers Demonstrate in U.S., Italy Citing Inadequate Safety Measures at Facilities Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Instacart, Amazon Gig Workers Demonstrate in U.S., Italy Citing Inadequate Safety Measures at Facilities Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
March 31, 2020

Warehouse, supply and retail gig workers in the U.S. went on strike Monday to demand attention to safety and wage concerns for people working through the coronavirus crisis. Among the strikers had been some of the nearly 200,000 employees at U.S. online grocery supply company Instacart, based on strike organizer Gig Workers Collective GWC), formed earlier this year by Instacart employee Vanessa Bain. Fifteen workers at an Amazon.com warehouse in…

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Pfizer Contemplates Partnering with BioNTech on Potential Coronavirus Therapy

Pfizer Contemplates Partnering with BioNTech on Potential Coronavirus Therapy
March 6, 2020

Pfizer is contemplating a partnership with German drug producer BioNTech SE to build vaccines for the coronavirus using BioNTech’s mRNA-based drug development platform, Pfizer’s R&D chief said Thursday Pfizer Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) Mikael Dolsten was one of the pharmaceutical delegates who attended a meeting with U.S. Prez Trump to discuss possible vaccines and treatments for the fast-spreading virus on Monday. He had stated then that the group was working on…

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Maximum Americans Will Be Massively Obese in The Next Few Years

Maximum Americans Will Be Massively Obese in The Next Few Years
December 20, 2019

Weight problems have long been a chief health concern in America. And brand new research led by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health says it might solely worsen within the decade to return. The report, issued Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, predicts that roughly 48.9% of American adults will likely be overweight by 2030, with roughly 24.2% of adults projected to have extreme weight problems….

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