Amazon Shift Managers

A federal court in California refused to certify a class of Amazon Level 4 shift managers who claim they were misclassified as exempt employees under state law and were not paid overtime. The plaintiff failed to show a class action would be manageable and did not meet his burden to show common issues would predominate over the class member’s individualized issue. 

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Pentagon Watchdog OKs $10B Contract Given to Microsoft Over Amazon

A Defense Department watchdog said Wednesday the Pentagon did not violate laws or regulations when awarding a $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft, though an executive privilege claim prevented it from fully reviewing whether the White House steered the contract away from Amazon due to President Donald Trump’s personal animus against the tech giant.

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