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A bill introduced by Rep. Emma Greenman, DFL-Minneapolis, would require warehouses with more than 250 employees to provide workers with written notice of productivity quotas and would ban quotas that would interfere with breaks. It would also require employees to provide work speed and quota data to any employee upon request.
The facility now is roughly 80% stocked, but they hope to be at the 100% mark in the coming months.
When trying to order eyeglasses online, Forum columnist Tammy Swift found she had no idea what technical terms like "prism," or "axis" meant. Weren't they Canadian rock bands from the early '80s?
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Shawn Ouradnik, inspections director for the city of Fargo, said the "tip-up" design style is commonly used and is a "very sound" way of construction.

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Once the packages leave the warehouse, it means people can also expect more vans on the road.
Amazon is looking to add to its ranks with the holiday shopping season quickly approaching. The facility began with 100 employees and currently employs 300, but Human Resources Manager Ashley Moran said they expect to make “a lot more progress” towards their maximum staffing of 1,400 employees between now and the end of the year.
Thanks to Amazon's recent New Shepard flight, William Shatner has boldly gone where no nonagenarian has gone before. Which got this columnist thinking: Doesn't every senior citizen deserve to visit space? But first, Jeff Bezos is going to have to make some modifications to the rocket, including Barcaloungers, a spacesuit redesign and lots of old TV Guides in the bathrooms.
Ellenson writes, "please ring the bell so we can bring our package in before it gets rained on or stolen by porch pirates."
With the Amazon redistribution center is opening and preparing to bring 1,400 workers to that part of town, one convenience store just happens to be at the right place, at the right time.
The Amazon Fulfillment Center in north Fargo is the size of 22 football fields and is set to begin operations Sunday, Sept. 19. Take a look inside the massive warehouse with Forum reporter Thomas Evanella and videographer Chris Flynn.

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Amazon is set to open its new Fargo fulfillment center early next week.
What do Fargo-Moorhead area employers think of Amazon's arrival? Simply put, it depends who you ask, Chamber CEO Shannon Full said. “There are mixed emotions depending upon the company that you’re talking to,” she said. “The other side of this is if it is companies that have the same type of workforce, there is a significant concern about local talent erosion.”
Minneapolis-based Hyde Development has started building 633,200 square feet of warehousing and logistics space close to Interstate 29 and Hector International Airport.

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