Small Black Birds

Hey Alexa, why did Amazon ignore worker safety during the pandemic?

December 12, 2020 AJ Season 1 Episode 10
Small Black Birds
Hey Alexa, why did Amazon ignore worker safety during the pandemic?
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Small Black Birds
Hey Alexa, why did Amazon ignore worker safety during the pandemic?
Dec 12, 2020 Season 1 Episode 10
AJ

Amazon, the largest online retailer, had record sales during the pandemic.  But when over half of the company's warehouses reported outbreaks, Amazon spent millions on spy tech and glitzy ad campaigns to quiet complaints that it hasn’t done enough to keep employees safe. In this episode you will hear voices of current and former Amazon warehouse employees who say the company puts profit ahead of worker safety.

Show Notes

Amazon, the largest online retailer, had record sales during the pandemic.  But when over half of the company's warehouses reported outbreaks, Amazon spent millions on spy tech and glitzy ad campaigns to quiet complaints that it hasn’t done enough to keep employees safe. In this episode you will hear voices of current and former Amazon warehouse employees who say the company puts profit ahead of worker safety.