Hi folks, it’s Brad. While Amazon’s stock price falls, media reports suggest that employee attrition inside the e-commerce giant is reaching “crisis levels.” But first…

Today’s top tech news:


On Jan. 3, a senior program manager at Amazon named Sarah Schnierer sent a very personal and anguished goodbye note to fellow members of the internal affinity group of working mothers that she had founded, the “Momazonians.”

“As I leave Amazon, I struggle between the pride I feel for the Momazonian community and the disappointment I have in the lack of progress Amazon made for women with children over the past few years,” she wrote, in a message she also forwarded to Amazon’s leadership group, the S-team, and to its board of directors. “While it has been an incredibly rewarding place to work, the pressure often feels relentless and at times, unnecessary. Employees are burnt out.”

In her email, which I obtained a copy of, Schnierer expressed frustration at specific HR policies,…

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