Two senators are calling on Amazon to improve its worker safety measures following three deaths in the company’s New Jersey facilities over the summer. In a letter to CEO Andy Jassy sent Wednesday, Democratic Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Sherrod Brown of Ohio wrote that “conditions for Amazon workers are worsening and are out of line with industry norms.” The lawmakers urged Amazon to...
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Alphabet has doubled the headcount in its Google Cloud unit since early 2019, according to data obtained by The Information, outstripping Alphabet’s overall hiring growth. The rapid growth helps explain why Google Cloud’s losses continue to widen even as its revenue grows rapidly. Google’s hardware unit and YouTube also each roughly doubled headcount between the first quarter...
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