Amazon Plows Ahead with Prime Day Despite Dangers to Workers

Amazon Plows Ahead with Prime Day Despite Dangers to Workers

Amazon moved forward with its Prime Day shopping event this week, despite a report by Reveal, from The Center for Investigative Reporting, showing that the week around last year’s Prime Day was the most dangerous for Amazon fulfillment center workers.

“During normal times it’s a grueling period for workers. During a global pandemic it may well push workers beyond their limit,” said Stuart Appelbaum, President of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU). Click here for coverage from Reuters, and click here for President Appelbaum’s full statement.

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