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I worked in an Amazon warehouse. Bernie Sanders is right to target them

  • In other words, my shock at the way workers were treated by Amazon was not a product of some wet-behind-the-ears naivete: I fully expected warehouse work to be tough.
  • A recent survey of Amazon warehouse workers in England by the group Organise found that 74% were afraid to go to the toilet during a shift out of fear of missing productivity targets.
  • Amazon operated a draconian disciplinary points system, whereby points were given to workers for things like missed productivity targets, ‘idle time’ and clocking in a few minutes after the start of a shift.
  • I took a day off sick and was given a point for it – despite notifying Amazon several hours before the start of my shift that I was ill and offering to provide a note from the doctor.

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