The pressure to perform at Amazon warehouses is so great that the company has internal memos on workers foregoing bathroom breaks by going in bags instead. The Independent reports: “In the latest criticism of Amazon and its alleged poor working conditions, New York representative Alexandria Ocasio Cortez tweeted that defecating in bags was a ‘common occurrence’ for Amazon’s…

Amazon is once again being accused by its employees of union-busting. This time it’s from its deletion of employees from an internal directory. Recode reports: “Last week, Amazon made changes to its internal online staff directory, deleting hundreds of thousands of entry-level warehouse workers’ profiles from a tool that allows any company employee to view…

Robert Reich, via an op-ed in The Guardian, blasted Amazon for its unconscionable labor practices, which are coming to light more and more because of the historic union election vote happening in Alabama this month. He writes: “The most dramatic change in American capitalism over the last half-century has been the emergence of corporate behemoths…

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