Last week, Amazon turned a few tweets into a PR mess. Those tweets, it turns out, were on order from Jeff Bezos himself.
As budget chairman, Sanders has introduced bills to tax corporations and the wealthy while helping the working class.
If the workers successfully unionize, Sanders has said it would be a “shot heard around the world.”
In a recent meeting, Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema reiterated opposition to Sen. Bernie Sanders’s wage bill.
“How many people need to get unnecessarily sicker before Congress is prepared to take on the greed?” Sanders asked.
Sanders and Warren proposed a bill to raise taxes on corporations that pay CEOs 50 times what they pay average workers.
The legislation would hike taxes on large corporations that pay their CEOs over 50 times more than its median worker.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos declined Bernie Sanders’s invitation to a Senate Budget Committee hearing on inequality today.
The poorest households, which need the money the most, had significant problems getting their $1,200 and $600 payments.
The hearing will feature testimony from a pro-union Amazon employee as Alabama Amazon workers vote on union formation.