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Amazon Resistant to Changes that Could Blunt New Union’s Impact

If the Staten Island union organizing efforts prove contagious, Amazon would start looking more like Starbucks, where more locations are voting to unionize every week. Amazon’s fight with its new union promises to be nothing less than a bitter, messy, drawn-out battle that could help determine the future of American work.

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FBI, IRS, DEA and SF Prosecutors Shut Down Multi-billion-dollar ‘Hydra’ Cryptocurrency in Darknet

In a stunning announcement this week, Attorney General Merrick Garland revealed that the U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Francisco is leading the prosecution of a Russia-based mastermind accused of running Hydra, the world’s largest and longest-running illegal 'darknet' crptocurrency market, which federal agencies say they have put out of business.

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San Jose Downtown Association Seeks Successor to Scott Knies

San Jose Downtown Association CEO Scott Knies

The San Jose Downtown Association is undertaking a nationwide search to replace longtime executive director Scott Knies, who was promoted to chief executive officer last week. Knies will step down Nov. 1, 2022, after 34 years with the organization, as part of a planned succession anticipated in its August 2020 strategic plan.

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