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Thread #169361   Message #4093095
Posted By: Stilly River Sage
14-Feb-21 - 08:39 AM
Thread Name: BS: Thank goodness for Amazon!!
Subject: RE: BS: Thank goodness for Amazon!!
Oh, good, another thread set up for the purpose of arguing. Like we don't have enough of those.

Amazon is what it has become because people use it. I can look at my total purchase history; I first bought books for graduate school there in 1996.

Alabama is, I think, the first state with a warehouse on the cusp of unionizing, and hopefully that will continue. Bezos needs to spread the wealth more equitably and they need to stop with the warehouses run by contractors who hire without having to follow Amazon's rules for other employees and who depress wages to increase their profits. Those who work in the corporate other offices are generally paid well but work very hard until they burnout. Family experience speaks to that.