Amazon staff join US gig workers strike, 'speak up' against work conditions

Topics Coronavirus | Amazon | gig economy


Warehouse, delivery and retail gig workers in the United States went on strike on Monday to call attention to safety and wage concerns for people laboring through the coronavirus crisis. Among the strikers were some of the roughly 200,000 workers at U.S.

online grocery delivery company Instacart, according to strike organizer Gig Workers Collective, founded earlier this year by Instacart worker Vanessa Bain. Fifteen workers at an Amazon.com Inc warehouse in Staten Island, New York, also walked off the job on Monday following reports.

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