A ‘People’s RFP’: Civic groups demand transparency and worker rights in Amazon HQ2 search

Leaders of 73 labor, faith and community groups sent an open letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos today demanding a “People’s RFP” process that requires Amazon to pay taxes and respect local labor and culture wherever it decides to establish its second corporate headquarters.

The letter demands minimum standards for diversity, wages, and investment in local infrastructure in the city that wins HQ2. For example, signatories are asking Amazon to pay all taxes in full to adequately fund public schools, “if you want a highly-educated local talent pool.”

Source: A ‘People’s RFP’: Civic groups demand transparency and worker rights in Amazon HQ2 search – GeekWire

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