Workers Are Dying Because Amazon Treats Human Beings as Disposable

Posted on AllSides January 9th, 2022
From The Left
(Photo by Tim Vizer / AFP via Getty Images)
OPINION

On December 10, a tornado touched down in Edwardsville, Illinois. At the time, De’Andre Morrow, a twenty-eight-year-old from St. Louis, was working his shift at an Amazon delivery warehouse. De’Andre had been saving up money to take a trip with his girlfriend. He told his father he was planning on proposing during that trip to Thailand.

De’Andre Morrow was one of six Amazon workers killed at the Edwardsville, Illinois, warehouse. When the tornado struck, there were forty-six workers trapped in the building, but only one designated safe room. The safe...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.
https://jacobinmag.com/2022/01/amazon-warehouse-tornado-edwardsville-illinois-deaths

More News about Economy and Jobs from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right