Amazon Headquarters
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December 03, 2018 - 7:34 pm
When the Amazon deal is completed, the company will need to hire tens of thousands of new employees, and when it does, the National Urban League is hoping the retail giant will break from it’s old habits.
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Long Island City Amazon
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December 03, 2018 - 1:01 pm
Long Island City’s real estate market is already booming thanks to Amazon.
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Amazon Protest
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November 28, 2018 - 1:38 pm
Organized labor and elected officials gathered in City Hall Park Wednesday to unveil a report that claims Amazon is anti-labor.
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Amazon Headquarters Protest
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November 26, 2018 - 2:48 pm
New Yorkers took their protest of Amazon’s second headquarters to the source on Cyber Monday.
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Amazon warehouse
Press Association
November 26, 2018 - 1:01 pm
This Cyber Monday is set to be the biggest U.S. online shopping day in history, with the holiday expected to generate a record number of sales.
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anti-Amazon Long Island City
WCBS 880
November 19, 2018 - 6:00 pm
One local lawmaker is leading an effort to prevent anymore secret deals like the one negotiated by Amazon.
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Amazon LIC Headquarters
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November 17, 2018 - 12:47 pm
Shawn Smith has heard the promises before. When new hotels sprang up near the public housing complex in Queens where he's lived for 17 years, residents were told they would bring jobs and economic opportunity.
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City Council Speaker Corey Johnson
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November 15, 2018 - 1:27 pm
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson added his voice to those opposing Amazon’s second headquarters in Queens on Wednesday.
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For Sale Home
November 14, 2018 - 12:51 pm
Future employees at Amazon’s planned headquarters won’t just be filling apartments around Long Island City, they’ll also be buying up homes on Long Island.
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anti-Amazon Long Island City
WCBS 880
November 14, 2018 - 10:54 am
Long Island City leaders and residents on Wednesday protested plans for a new Amazon headquarters in the neighborhood, one day after the online retail giant and New York officials announced the deal.
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