Is Amazon Pushing Its Warehouse Workers Too Hard?

Fast delivery can be taxing for Amazon workers.

The Feds are investigating possible safety issues and failure to disclose injuries at Amazon. Their findings could spell legal trouble for the company. One of the safety hazards allegedly involves an unrealistic pace of work, which resulted in physical injuries. Work pace is often tied to performance standards. Is Amazon guilty of setting an unrealistic work pace or is it unrealistic to assume that all employees can achieve the standards?


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By |2022-08-03T19:03:59+00:00August 6, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

$1.9 Billion in Subsidies Not Enough For Samsung to Choose New York

Samsung was offered $1.9 Billion in incentives to locate their new US-based chip plant in Genesee County, New York.

However, they decided to locate in Taylor, Texas. Taylor offered a $981 Million package. The facility is expected to bring 1,800 Samsung jobs to the community.


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This post is based on the Investigative Post article, Samsung turned down subsidies worth $1.9B, by […]

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Miniaturization of Warehouses for Retail Giants

Rick Cohen knows how a warehouse should work.

He grew up in the wholesale grocery business and spent much time observing warehouse operations. His ability to spot inefficiencies led him to develop technological solutions for the family business, C&S. In 2007, he partnered with a robotics expert, founded a company named Symbotic, and later introduced a robot prototype at a C&S warehouse. In 2014, Target became the first outside customer of the system and was followed by Albertsons. Walmart is the […]

Tyson Foods Expands Capacity in Virginia

Tyson Foods, Inc., will invest $300 million in Danville, Virginia to build a 325,000 square-foot production facility for the company’s fully cooked products such as Chicken Nuggets.

The production facility’s location decision is heralded as a win-win for Tyson Foods and Danville, Virginia.


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This post is based on the Food Business News article, Tyson Foods to invest $300 million in […]

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