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Amazon opens first Snohomish County grab-and-go store in Mill Creek

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MILL CREEK, Wash., May 6, 2022 – Amazon expanded its Amazon Go store portfolio with a new, suburban, location in Mill Creek on Tuesday, April 26, to serve Snohomish County customers closer to their home. This location is the first Washington store to be located outside of Seattle. Amazon Go is a line of Amazon […]

Everett Verizon employee leading effort to unionize says “Join the movement”

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., April 9, 2022 – Employees who work between two Verizon locations in Everett and Lynnwood began casting their ballots to unionize on March 25. Austin Hitch, one of the employees leading the effort, recounts Verizon’s union-busting tactics, shares why he and his coworkers are seeking to unionize and sends a message to his […]

Pandemic Billionaire Wealth

Pandemic Billionaire

For the majority of Americans — honestly, for most people globally — the pandemic has been difficult financially: loss of employment, wage and hiring freezes, reduced hours, soaring inflation, etc. Yet somehow, the ten richest billionaires more than doubled their wealth during the pandemic. In a recent annual report from Oxfam, billionaires’ wealth grew at […]

$100M commitment by Amazon and Sound Transit for affordable housing

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SEATTLE, Wash. – Amazon and Sound Transit announced June 16 a partnership to accelerate the creation of up to 1,200 new affordable housing units on Sound Transit surplus properties near light rail stations across the Puget Sound region. Amazon is committing $100 million in below-market funding to developers to help create and expedite the development […]

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