SOC in the News May 24, 2022

Nearly one in five Amazon delivery drivers suffered injuries in 2021, study finds

Amazon’s delivery operations are suffering from an “escalating injury crisis,” driven largely by punishing quotas and pressure to ferry packages as quickly as possible, according to a new study.

Nearly one in five drivers making deliveries for Amazon suffered injuries in 2021, a 40% increase from last year’s injury rate, the Strategic Organizing Center said in a report released Tuesday.

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