Amazon workers demand company addresses ‘demeaning’ staff conditions

A recent exposé from Bloomberg Businessweek painted a critical picture of Amazon’s work environment for executives, but a petition currently gaining momentum in the UK suggests that things are far worse for some of the company’s warehouse staff. The Guardian points us to a petition on Change.org that had collected nearly 45,000 signatures as of the time of this writing.

An online campaign asking Amazon’s chief executive, Jeff Bezos, to pay the agency staff working for Amazon UK the living wage has received more than 40,000 signatories in two days. Launched on Change.org, the petition featured an image of workers in a warehouse with the caption, “Amazon UK: all we want for Christmas is a fair wage”.

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