Tue, 14 August 2018
Amazon pays its warehouse workers more than some competitors, and they offer medical benefits, which is unusual. But, critics say, the company’s close digital monitoring of everything from productivity rates to bathroom breaks make it an oppressive workplace. And why were ambulances on stand by at 2 Amazon warehouse where workers were fainting from the high heat before the company put in air conditioning? Reporter Nina Shapiro of the Seattle Times went to an Amazon warehouse and has the story.