Amazon.com

  • Parent company: Amazon.com
  • Headquarters: Seattle, WA
  • Industry: Technology & Telecommunication
  • Products: Online Retail Service
  • Penalties paid (2000-2018): $11.7 million
  • 2017 Gross Revenue: +$177 billion
  • 2017 Profit/Loss: +$3 billion
  • Tax Havens: Luxembourg
  • Senior Executives: Jeff Bezos (CEO)
  • Year of Incorporation: 1994

 

Myriad of complaints form workers working in Amazon's warehouses across Europe take part in a strike. http://observer.com/2018/07/amazon-prime-day-boycott-european-workers/

Amazon accused of allowing racist merchandise on its site. https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2018/07/06/amazo...

Workers in Amazon's warehouses pee in bottles, among other desperate measures, under pressure to meet numbers imposed by the company. https://phys.org/news/2018-07-pressure-bathroom-amazon-fast-paced-wareho...

Labor violations at a Chinese factory producing Amazon products. https://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/chinese-factory-producing-amazon-pr...

Controversies: 
Employee Abuse, Employee Exploitation, Compliance with Racism, Labor Violations, Human Rights and Privacy Violation

Amazon was started in 1994 by Jeff Bezos in Washington State and was originally setup as an online bookstore. The Company has changed markets across the globe as it has branched into an online platform to buy just about anything. From groceries and clothes, to electronic and home goods. Because of the company's break neck growth and high demand of its employees, it has received many complaints from those both within and without the company.