Reports have uncovered the horrible working conditions inside Amazon's massive warehouses – as some employees had to pee in bottles because they lived in fear of being disciplined over 'idle time'.
It then claims that Whole Foods CEO John Mackey sold the store to Amazon “with an agreement to trim hundreds of millions of dollars of labor from our stores.” The letter continues, “There will continue to be layoffs in 2019 and beyond as Amazon aims to aggressively trim our labor force before it expands with new technology and labor models.” Whole Foods workers seek to unionize, says Amazon is 'exploiting our dedication' https://t.co/uRkU85spZM A group of workers at Whole Foods Market are leading an effort to establish a union for the Amazon-owned company's 85,000+ workforce.
In a letter addressed to Whole Foods – pic.twitter.com/m7fLKeyWVW – Penguin Coders (@Penguin_Coders) September 6, 2018 “The success of Amazon and (Whole Foods) should not come at the cost of exploiting our dedication and threatening our economic stability,” the authors added.
This summer, numerous reports showed poor working conditions and almost poverty line compensation for Amazon employees, which the company denies.
We offer competitive wages and benefits and are committed to the growth and success of our team members.” …And now Bernie Sanders on Wednesday introduced the Stop Bad Employers by Zeroing Out Subsidies (Stop BEZOS) Act, which would tax corporations with at least 500 employees for the value of public assistance those workers receive, to save $150 billion in government spending per annum. Sanders said Bezos' wealth increases by $260 million per day, yet he “continues to pay thousands of his Amazon employees wages that are so low that they must rely on food stamps, Medicaid, or subsidized housing in order to survive,” said Sanders, who also took aim at Walmart, Burger King, McDonald's, and American Airlines.” Maybe today is the inflection point where the bottom 90 percent of Americans finally figure out that the corporate takeover of America – a government of the elites by the bureaucrats and for the corporations have been depriving them of a basic wage for decades.