Amazon Warehouse Workers Strike On Prime Day

A truck pulling an Amazon Prime branded cargo container waits beside the entrance gate at Inc.'s new fulfillment center in Kolbaskowo, Poland, in Feburary 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Bartek Sadowski.

Amazon workers at a Minnesota warehouse are temporarily going on strike Monday, the first of two Prime Day summer sales, The Daily Beast reported.

Employees at the Shakopee, Minn., Amazon fulfillment center said they will walk out out for a six-hour period overlapping with the morning and evening shifts.

The workers argue Amazon has failed to meet their demands, including converting more temp positions to Amazon employees and permanently easing productivity quotas that workers say make their jobs unsafe.

Prime Day, a global two-day discount of hundreds of products, is one of Amazon’s busiest promotions.

Read more at The Hill.




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