Amazon General Counsel David Zapolsky suggested smearing a warehouse worker it fired earlier in the week – who he described as “not smart or articulate” – as part of a strategy in response to bad press and workers’ efforts to unionize, Vice reported on Thursday. The leaked memo is likely to remain in the news for some time, as Amazon encounters more scrutiny about its treatment of warehouse and...
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Data analytics software company Sumo Logic made widespread layoffs this week, according to people familiar with the matter and an email to staff viewed by The Information, less than a month after private equity firm Francisco Partners bought the company for $1.7 billion. The exact size of the cuts couldn’t be learned. Chief Executive Joe Kim, who was named CEO three days after the...
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