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Aug 15, 2019

Why Amazon Is Paying Its Warehouse Workers To Tweet About Their Jobs

What Amazon may fear even more than government regulation is unionization in its US warehouses, following the lead of those in Germany and the UK.

That would affect the business model significantly. JL

Rani Molla reports in Re/code:

As pressure mounts on Amazon from its workers, lawmakers, and the public over its treatment of workers as well as its market dominance, Amazon’s efforts show that it’s taking the possibility of unionization seriously — and doing whatever it can to prevent it. Amazon workers in Germany and the UK unionized years ago, providing guidance for their counterparts in the US. (So) Amazon has asked some of its warehouse workers to be Twitter ambassadors for the company and their jobs.


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