Amazon revealed its first quarter numbers this week. And they were eye-opening to say the least. CNBC reports on the company’s performance: “Amazon shares climbed more than 3% in extended trading Thursday after the company released its first-quarter earnings, beating Wall Street’s expectations for earnings and revenue. Here’s how the e-commerce giant fared, relative to analyst estimates compiled…

The results in the historic Amazon election could be overturned says the nation’s top labor board. Reuters reports: “Evidence submitted by a retail union that raised objections to Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) conduct at this month’s union election in Alabama ‘could be grounds for overturning the vote’, the National Labor Relations Board said on Wednesday. The labor…

Chicago has become the first major U.S. city to prohibit employers from retaliating against workers taking time for vaccination. Eater.com reports: “The city of Chicago on Wednesday adopted an anti-retaliation ordinance designed to protect workers who miss time on the job for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment. The ordinance prohibits workers from any adverse employer actions…

One of the more conservative, or, at least, right of center, Democrats will throw his weight behind the PRO Act. The Hill reports: “Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Monday threw his support behind the PRO Act, union-backed legislation to promote labor organizing. The PRO Act would block ‘right-to-work’ laws, which allow people who benefit from union representation…