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How Amazon hid its safety crisis

On Sep 29, 2020
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RT @DelRey: An absolutely damning report by @willCIR about the injury rates inside Amazon's robotics warehouses and during peak periods like Prime Day week. Also damning in highlighting Amazon's public statements about its injury rates that seem, at best, misleading https://t.co/bTWKPmUJOh
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Confidential documents reveal the company leaders’ deception about the consequences of Prime Day, its robots and more.

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On Sep 29, 2020
@ericoguizzo shared
RT @DelRey: An absolutely damning report by @willCIR about the injury rates inside Amazon's robotics warehouses and during peak periods like Prime Day week. Also damning in highlighting Amazon's public statements about its injury rates that seem, at best, misleading https://t.co/bTWKPmUJOh
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How Amazon hid its safety crisis

How Amazon hid its safety crisis

Confidential documents reveal the company leaders’ deception about the consequences of Prime Day, its robots and more.

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Amazon Struggles to Find Its Coronavirus Footing. 'It's a Time of Great Stress.'

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America’s corporate elite must stop treating coronavirus as an obstacle to profit

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