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by Cat on Fri Feb 8th, 2019 at 11:25:38 PM EST
Amazon reconsiders New York headquarters over local opposition: Washington Post
Amazon executives have had internal discussions recently to reassess the situation in New York and explore alternatives, the Post reported.

Amazon did not immediately reply to a request for comment. Its shares were down around 2 percent on Friday.
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A critic of the plan, Queens lawmaker Senator Michael Gianaris, was appointed to a state senate panel that has the power to block Amazon's campus, local media including the New York Times have reported.

City council speaker Corey Johnson told local radio he is looking at subsidies for Amazon and that the plan is not yet final. One point of contention could be Amazon's opposition to labor unions.

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Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri Feb 8th, 2019 at 11:43:29 PM EST
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Unions? So 20th century that. Today's strikes are not supported by the unions. In fact, the Matamoros strikes are also against the high union dues.
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Sat Feb 9th, 2019 at 07:39:50 AM EST
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