If you’ve been following Denver’s Amazon bid, you already know Denver one of a twenty of mid-sized cities being considered for Amazon’s new headquarters (HQ2). If selected, the online commerce giant would bring 50,000 new high paying jobs to the city of Denver along with some notoriety.
In October, Amazon Studios chief Roy Price resigned over sexual harassment allegations. In 2015 The New York Times called Amazon a “bruising workplace” where “workers are encouraged to tear apart one another’s ideas in meetings, toil long and late (emails arrive past midnight, followed by text messages asking why they were not answered) and held to standards that the company boasts are “unreasonably high.””
Recent race discrimination, gender identification discrimination and pregnancy discrimination charges indicate the juggernaut’s local presence would