As Amazon Hits $1T in Value, Its Warehouse Workers Denounce “Slavery” Conditions

As Amazon Hits $1T in Value, Its Warehouse Workers Denounce “Slavery” Conditions
As Amazon Hits $1T in Value, Its Warehouse Workers Denounce “Slavery” Conditions

https://democracynow.org – Amazon made headlines Tuesday when it became the second American company, after Apple, to reach $1 trillion in value. Amazon’s founder and chief executive, Jeff Bezos, is the richest man in the world, with a net worth of more than $167 billion. But what’s behind that wealth? What about its workers? The working conditions in Amazon’s warehouses have been the focus of protests, union drives and several investigations—including by student reporters. As students throughout the country head back to class, we feature an investigative report by students at the Rutgers University Department of Journalism and Media Studies.

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