Warehouse employees who have been working around the clock to ensure that packages arrive quickly say the company isn’t doing enough to ensure profits are improving their conditions or wages. And today they’ll have the opportunity to air those concerns on Capitol Hill.
Jennifer Bates, who trains employees at the Alabama warehouse and supports unionization efforts, will testify before the Senate Budget Committee. She is expected to tell senators that working in Amazon warehouses is grueling, and the company needs to invest more of the massive profits it’s amassing toward treating these workers with greater dignity.
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