Amazon's socially-focused shareholder proposals fall short at annual meeting


Potential job applicants line up to register for "Amazon Jobs Day," a job fair being held at 10 fulfillment centers across the United States aimed at filling more than 50,000 jobs, at the Amazon.com Fulfillment Center in Fall River, Massachusetts, U.S., August 2, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo

BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) -A majority of Amazon.com Inc shareholders on Wednesday voted against each of 15 investor-led resolutions that challenged the company's policies - including its treatment of workers and use of nondisclosure agreements, an executive said at its annual meeting.

The total number of investor resolutions, including one introduced at the online meeting, was a record for the retail and cloud computing giant, as socially minded investors scrutinize its treatment of workers.

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