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Topic: Amazon

Reed ’21: Amazon and ICE, an exercise in guilt by association

Columns, Opinions

Reed ’21: Amazon and ICE, an exercise in guilt by association

October 11, 2019 4 comments

Late last month during a job fair organized by the University’s CareerLAB, students representing the Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition staged a protest of four companies, including Amazon, for contracting with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Editorial: CS Department needs ethical guidelines for industry partnerships

Editorials, Opinions

Editorial: CS Department needs ethical guidelines for industry partnerships

October 11, 2019 0 comments

At the fall Career Fair, a group of students affiliated with the Brown Immigrant Rights Coalition protested four companies — Amazon, Microsoft, Palantir and Ernst & Young — that hold contractual agreements with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Secondo ’16 GS: Quitters don’t compromise

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Secondo ’16 GS: Quitters don’t compromise

February 20, 2019 Comments are Disabled

You can’t always get what you want. And neither can Amazon nor the President of the United States.

Foster ’19: Keep the pressure on Amazon

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Foster ’19: Keep the pressure on Amazon

October 9, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Last week, CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos announced a wage hike for all employees — everyone, even temporary employees, would make at least $15 an hour.

Because Amazon requested an affiliated higher education program as part of the application package, Brown contributed to the proposal by helping design a talent development partnership plan called Amazon Academy.

Metro, News

Rhode Island applies to host Amazon’s second headquarters

November 7, 2017 Comments are Disabled

The state of Rhode Island managed to put together a competitive proposal for Amazon’s second North American headquarters.