SOC in the News September 6, 2021

California Bill Could Alter Amazon Labor Practices

The bill would rein in production quotas at warehouses that critics say are excessive and force workers to forgo bathroom breaks. A report by the Strategic Organizing Center, a group backed by four labor unions, shows that Amazon’s serious-injury rate nationally was almost double that of the rest of the warehousing industry in 2020 and more than twice that of warehouses at Walmart, a top competitor.

Read the full article in The New York Times

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