October 16, 2020

Lawmakers demand Amazon answer for deception on worker injuries

A trio of Democratic Congress members from Massachusetts is demanding that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos answer questions about the company’s deception around worker injuries and its failure to address high injury rates at its fulfillment centers. 

“We are gravely concerned that, as evidence mounts of unsafe working conditions for Amazon warehouse workers, Amazon’s response continues to be to roll out PR campaigns and misrepresent workers’ injury risk to Congress and the public rather than implement meaningful changes that protect workers,” Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey and Rep. Joe Kennedy III wrote in a letter Wednesday.

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By:  Will Evans
Source: Reveal